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Rural Households' Land Holdings, Enlargement, and Rental

Stephen K. Wegren

in Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyzes household behavior in response to land reform policies. It addresses how efficacious was land reform in engendering private landownership by examining the following: (1) types ... More


The Regional Impact on Households' Land

Stephen K. Wegren

in Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies regional differences in land holdings, land expansion, and land fragmentation. It addresses the ways in which land reform developed differently across regions and considers ... More


The Labour Force: Sources of Expansion

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the expansion of the labour force and the sources of expansion, using data on land holdings and occupational histories of households. It identifies the factors contributing to ... More


The Demand for Labour and Sources of Employment

V. K. Ramachandran (ed.)

in Wage Labour and Unfreedom in Agriculture: An Indian Case Study

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286479
eISBN:
9780191684524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286479.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the sources of employment and changing trends in labour absorption. It also describes the factors influencing the rates of labour absorption: cropping patterns, intensity of ... More


The Effects of Rural Demographics and Labor on Households' Land

Stephen K. Wegren

in Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship among socioeconomic conditions, rural demographics, and household responses to land reform (land holdings and land expansion). It considers the way responses to ... More


Alternative Agriculture Today

Thirsk Joan

in Alternative Agriculture: A History: From the Black Death to the Present Day

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208136
eISBN:
9780191677922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208136.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the fourth phase of alternative agriculture, which started in the 1980s. Present-day alternative agriculture is ... More


Ground Realities

Debasish Roy Chowdhury and John Keane

in To Kill A Democracy: India's Passage to Despotism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198848608
eISBN:
9780191925290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848608.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter investigates the widespread and unchecked environmental abuse in India. Nearly a third of India’s land area has been degraded through deforestation, over-cultivation, soil erosion, and ... More


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