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Land reform in Latin America

Peter Dorner

Land reform in Latin America

issues and cases.

by Peter Dorner

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Published by Published by Land economics for the Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.,
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Land reform -- Latin America.,
    • Land reform -- Latin America -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      StatementEdited by Peter Dorner.
      SeriesLand economics monographs,, no. 3
      ContributionsUniversity of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD320.5.Z63 D67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5710181M
      LC Control Number70188047

      From the 's to the early 's many Latin American countries had an export-based economy. When the Great Depression took effect, Latin America was hit hard because of the lack of trade. (1) In Manuel F. Jimenez's book El Cambia, he explains the economic conditions of the time peiod. He wrote his book in when the Great Depression was.


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This book attempts to identify the reasons for these results by analyzing some of the Cited by: Land reform has been one of the most conflictive issues in twentieth- century Latin America.

The reasons are simple. Effective reforms imply radical changes in economic and political relations both locally and nationally. And given Latin America’s role in the global economy, powerful transnational interests are frequently involved. For example, Alain de Janvry, in one of the most important books written on agrarian issues in Latin America, presents a very elaborate typology of seven land reforms, largely determined by his aim of discussing the different paths of transition to agrarian capitalism or to precapitalism in Latin America.

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What associated problems need to be solved to make it effective. His books include Land Reform in Latin America, Land Reform and Economic Development, Cooperative and Commune, and Resources and Development. Media & bookseller inquiries regarding review copies, events, and interviews can be directed to the publicity department at [email protected] or.

Product Information. Although land reform in Latin America has been heralded by scholars and development economists, as well as by revolutionaries, as the essential ingredient for economic growth, the results of actual land reform projects has been disappointing.

Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dorner, Peter, Land reform in Latin America. [Madison] Published by Land economics for the Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,   Although land reform in Latin America has long been heralded by scholars and development economists, as well as by revolutionaries, as the essential ingredient for economic growth, the results of actual land reform projects have been largely disappointing.

This book Author: Carrie Meyer. Although land reform in Latin America has long been heralded by college students and enchancment economists, in addition to by revolutionaries, as a result of the essential ingredient for monetary progress, the outcomes of exact land reform duties have been largely disappointing.

When President Kennedy proposed a Land reform in Latin America book Alliance for Progress to spur economic development and raise living standards in Latin America, he endorsed agrarian reform as a basic part of this effort. Land reform is not altogether new, of course, in Latin America.

Simon Bolivar undertook, though with only limited success, to distribute estates seized from Spanish loyalists to the veterans of Cited by: 2. Decree (Spanish: Decreto ), also called the Agrarian Reform Law, was a Guatemalan land reform law passed on Jduring the Guatemalan Revolution. The law was introduced by President Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán and passed by the Guatemalan Congress.

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Landing Votes explores the conditions under which democratic Latin American governments address persistent political and economic inequities.

The book points out a surprising 'coincidence': nearly every extension of suffrage to the rural poor occurred at the same time as land reform. Politicians. This book discusses as well the politics of land reform and its linkages to local, state, and national administrations.

The final chapter deals with the status of agricultural policy in Mexico during the s. This book is a valuable resource for scholar and students with interest in Mexican politics.

LAND REFORM AND LATIN AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT needed. Large landholdings in Latin America generally occur as (1) plantations, (2) haciendas, or (3) other types of large estates. Since the targets of land reform in Latin America have traditionally been the plantations and haciendas, we shall look first into the prospective results.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Agrarian Reform in Latin America (). Land Reform--Latin America; Table of contents. The. (ii) Is land reform dead or dying in Latin America. (iii) The life of land reform in transition economies (iv) The life of land reform in other developing countries (v) The life of land reform (b) The opponents’ case: land reform, even if not dead, ought to be (i) Why might land reform be a.

This is a truly comprehensive study on land reform in developing countries including those in South and Southeast Asia, West and Central Asia, North and sub-Sahara Africa, and Latin America. Readers will be overwhelmed by the vast amount of relevant knowledge the author has on land tenure issues in general and on land reform issues in particular.

As a study of agrarian reform, the major focus of this book is reform project organization. First, a general survey of agrarian reform in Latin America is made to bring out the common problems and questions of the organizational structure.

Then the study is narrowed to agrarian reform in the Dominican Republic, with emphasis on the rice by: 4. Land and wealth are closely related in rural Brazil, a country characterized by high levels of inequality in terms of income or landholdings.

After presenting a historical retrospective of land concentration and land reform in Brazil, this study evaluates the impact of the land reform programme undertaken in the s on land ownership and land distribution.

It is shown that the programme. Landing Votes explores the conditions under which democratic Latin American governments address persistent political and economic inequities.

The book points out a surprising ''coincidence'': nearly every extension of suffrage to the rural poor occurred at the same time as land reform. Contents PROLOGUE 8 INTRODUCTION 1 WHY LAND 13 Land, power and democracy 14 Land and conflict 16 Land and development 16 Land and organized crime 18 2.

MORE LAND IN FEWER HANDS 21 The largest 1% of farms occupy over half of agricultural land 23 The smallest 80% of farms occupy less than 13% of land 25 The gender gap in access to land Land, land reform, agrarian reform, redistributive land reform, market-led agrarian Land and Property Rights in Latin America.

Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press. Book project. Eric is the author of the recent Food First book, Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture (). Previously, Eric served as the Latin America Program Manager for the Bank Information Center in Washington D.C.

SUMMARY Land Reform in Nepal. April ; This is a summary of a book which reports upon a review of land reform in. quite common in Latin America. This book, via both general analytical treatment and a series of case studies set in Latin America, Asia and Africa, offers a powerful critique of the World Bank's market-led agrarian reform (MLAR) and provides an alternative model of agrarian reform, the 'food sovereignty movement', that has been articulated by Cited by: The Land Reform Deception Political Opportunism in Zimbabwe's Land Seizure Era Charles Laurie.

Makes the compelling argument that the idea of 'land reform' associated with the land seizure era is a deception. Draws from a substantial set of original data, including interviews with farmers and government officials, as well as surveys.

Surveying three decades of land reform efforts in Latin America, Peter Dorner draws upon his broad experience as both a policy maker and a researcher specializing in land tenure systems. He argues that the failures of Latin American land reforms are due to a lack of political will and commitment exacerbated by inadequate capital resources.

Land reform achievements on Taiwan have attracted widespread attention. Countries of Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America have sent representatives to make on-the-spot inspections or have requested cooperation and the dispatch of Chinese personnel to. Abstract.

Most of Latin America has traditionally been a continent of large landholdings and landless peasants. In areas where before the Spanish Conquest there existed a numerous Indian population, the Spaniards developed means to tie the Indian peasants to a Cited by: 1.

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Recognising the widespread marginalisation of gender issues from policy and theoretical discussions of agrarian reform, Jacobs attempts to highlight the profound. During the initial phase of land-squatting, external threats and a common goal are pervasive.

But after land-titles have been negotiated between MST leaders and the INCRA (Land Reform Institute), individual and family-centered concerns tend to get re-magnified. Moreover, the land must eventually be paid back. D.B.

Grigg, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, The term ‘green revolution’ was applied to land reform in Eastern Europe in the s and recently to the attempts to persuade governments and business to adopt policies and practices that are not inimical to the environment.

But the term is most commonly used in the social sciences to describe the changes.The Ambassador ticked off what he considered the most important national problems. At the top of the list was land. He had invited me because I had written a book on Latin America, in which land tenure was a major subject.

Land in Colombia was held in large estates called haciendas, owned by hacendados, who were effectively governors.His first book, Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform, was published in by Cambridge University Press in the Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics series.

It won the Luebbert Book Award for the best book in comparative politics published in the previous two years, as well as the LASA Bryce Wood Book Award.