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Title Agricultural land redistribution : toward greater consensus / editors, Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Camille Bourguignon, Rogier van den Brink
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 466 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Agriculture and rural development
Agriculture and rural development series.
Contents Introduction and summary / Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Camille Bourguignon, and Rogier van den Brink -- History of land concentration and redistributive land reforms / Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize and Klaus Deininger -- Land redistribution in Kenya / Karuti Kanyinga -- Land refrom throughout the 20th century in China / Zhou Feizhou and Camille Bourguignon -- Land redistribution in Zimbabwe / Simon Pazvakavambwa and Vincent Hungwe -- Land redistribution in South Africa / Edward Lahiff -- Land reform in South Africa : additional data and comments / Rogier van den Brink, Glen S. Thomas, and Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize -- Land redistribution in the Philippines / Saturnino M. Borras, Jr. -- Learning from old and new approaches to land reform in India / Tim Hanstad, Robin Nielsen, Darryl Vhugen, and T. Haque
Summary Despite 250 years of land reform all over the World, important land inequalities remain, especially in Latin America and Southern Africa. While in these countries, there is near consensus on the need for redistribution, much controversy persists around how to redistribute land peacefully and legally, often blocking progress on implementation. This book focuses on the "how" of land redistribution in order to forge greater consensus among land reform practitioners and enable them to make better choices on the mechanisms of land reform. Reviews and case studies describe and analyze the al
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Land reform -- Developing countries -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Binswanger-Mkhize, Hans P., 1943-
Bourguignon, Camille, 1979-
Brink, Rogerius Johannes Eugenius van den, 1958-
ISBN 0821379623 (electronic bk.)
9780821379622 (electronic bk.)
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