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Access to Land and Land Policy Reforms

Alain De Janvry, Jean-Philippe Platteau, Gustavo Gordillo, and Elisabeth Sadoulet

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The problem of optimum access to farm land — which involves issues such as who would be given the access and under what conditions this access may be given — continues to receive a great deal of ... More


Origin Stories of Pinhook

David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless

in When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817730
eISBN:
9781496817778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817730.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter contains stories told to the authors by George Williams, Aretha Robinson, and Larry Robinson, as well as parts of an older interview with Jim Robinson, Jr, the son of Jim Robinson, Sr., ... More


Something Big:: Theodore Roosevelt and Global Conservation

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Towards the end of 1908 Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot proposed two international conservation moves to cap Roosevelt’s achievements as president. In February 1909 North American Conservation ... More


Globalization & Popular Culture: Memphis and the Paradoxes of Innovation

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that no other city in the South “derives its sustenance and character so completely or from such a large area of farm lands and little towns.” Yet this rural-minded city lacking ... More


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