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A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Jonah Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. The book situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger ... More


Exit Followed by Voice: Mapping Mexico’s Emerging Migrant Civil Society

Jonathan Fox

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the migrant civil society of Mexico and attempts to contribute to a rethinking of the relationship between rural out-migration and collective action. It is determined that ... More


Landlessness and Political Violence

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0038
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines one of the most important economic circumstances causing conflict: landlessness. Technically, small cultivators who own their own land are called peasants, while small ... More


Landlessness and Political Violence: The Evidence

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0039
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter investigates examples of landlessness leading to political violence. Most of the processes that cause landlessness today destabilize conservatives who would normally be forces for social ... More


The Global Land Grab

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0040
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter evaluates why the amount of landlessness in the world is going up dramatically. The primary cause for this is a wave of land acquisition in the Global South. China has obtained vast ... More


Population Growth and Landlessness

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0041
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on the role of population growth in landlessness. The more people that exist, the more the earth's resources get consumed by human beings. We use more water, fish more fish, burn ... More


Triggers of Destruction

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0042
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter assesses some of the plausible triggers that could start a process of societal devolution. The danger areas to worry about include downturns in the Mensch cycle, ecological disasters, ... More


Ever-Expanding Frontiers of Ecological Destruction

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0046
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the multiple forces that predispose capitalism to ever-increasing amounts of environmental damage. Sociologists discuss the treadmill of production, the degradation of the ... More


Triggering the Circle of Societal Death

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0050
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter highlights four possible triggers that could start the Twelve-Step Circle of Societal Death. The first trigger is the declines in the Mensch cycle. Regular downturns in the life cycles ... More


Land Issues: Markets, Property Rights, and Investment

Thomas Markussen

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses five waves of the Viet Nam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to analyse land issues in Viet Nam from a number of different angles. The VARHS provides panel data at plot ... More


Rural Unemployment and Agricultural Wages in Odisha: Analysis of Major Trends and Policy Options

Raj Kishore Panda

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter examines different dimensions of rural unemployment and association of unemployment with poverty in rural Odisha. It measures the trends in wages of field labourers vis-à-vis wages of ... More


Caste and Land Distribution: Results from a Village Resurvey in Maharashtra, 1964–2007*

R. Ramakumar

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses changes in the ownership and distribution of land across caste groups in one village between 1963–4 and 2006–7. The data used for this chapter comes from a detailed resurvey of ... More


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