Studies in Latin-American agrarian reform

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Centre for Latin-American Studies, University of Liverpool , [Liverpool]
Land reform -- Latin America., Land reform -- Venezuela., Land reform -- C

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Latin America., Venezuela., C

Statementedited by Clifford T. Smith.
SeriesMonograph series - Centre for Latin-American Studies, University of Liverpool ; no. 5, Monograph series (University of Liverpool. Centre for Latin-American Studies) ;, no. 5.
ContributionsSmith, Clifford T. 1924-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD320.5.Z63 S87
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 83 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5255874M
ISBN 100902806041
LC Control Number75329111

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AGRARIAN REFORM IN LATIN AMERICA By Frances M. Foland JUST a decade ago, "agrarian reform" was anathema through out most of the Western hemisphere. Only visionaries, revo lutionaries and a few staff members of international agencies paid it any heed. Latin American governments spurned it, and the U.S.

Government ignored or disapproved of it. In the two. Published in Despite the attempts of a number of Latin American republics to redistribute land resources and carry out agrarian reform programmes, ’the land question’ remains a vital political issue throughout the region.

This book focuses on Bolivia, where government proposals to replace a radical agrarian reform law of with a neo-liberal Ley INRA provoked heated public debate.

by the end of the os, the books and articles on Latin American agrarian problems and reform had come to be one of the largest bodies of literature ever devoted to a social or economic problem of the region. In spite of all the attention it received, however, agrarian reform has fallen far short of its goals.

Agrarian reform and the 'agricultural proletariat' in Cuba, by Brian H. Pollitt,Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Glasgow edition, in English Agrarian reform and the agricultural proletariat in Cuba, ( edition) | Open Library. Subjects. Environmental Studies, History > Latin American History, Latin American Studies > Mexico.

In Watering the Revolution Mikael D. Wolfe transforms our understanding of Mexican agrarian reform through an environmental and technological history of water management in the emblematic Laguna region.

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Drawing on extensive archival research in Mexico and the United States, Wolfe shows. Agrarian Reform Law Books by Rex Book Store. Agrarian Law and Social Legislation (Paper by Atty. Paulino D. Ungos, Jr. Paulino Q. Ungos, III Intended as textbook for students of AgrarianLaw and Social Legislation and as a handyreference for professors.

Just a decade ago, "agrarian reform" was anathema throughout most of the Western hemisphere. Only visionaries, revolutionaries and a few staff members of international agencies paid it any heed.

Latin American governments spurned it, and the U.S. Government ignored or disapproved of it. In the two countries where it had taken place, Mexico and Bolivia, it was the product of violent revolution. A historical and analytical interpretation is presented of agrarian reforms in 6 Latin American countries: Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, Chile, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

In each case, attention is given to historical background, description of the reform, the economic contributions of reform, and current problems.

Governments have frequently announced bold policies that have proved to be. Latin American Studies. Land without Masters Moving beyond agricultural policy to offer a fresh perspective on the agrarian reform, this book is a fascinating look at how the agrarian reform process permanently altered the relationship between rural citizens and the national government—and how it continues to resonate in Peruvian.

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.

7 In a simpler typology of land reform, Michael Lipton distinguished between distributivist land reforms and collectivist reforms.

"In addition to the relevance provided by contemporary events, the republication of Revolution from Without comes at a particularly effervescent moment in Latin American revolutionary studies. An ongoing discourse among political sociologists, anthropologists and historians has greatly enriched our understanding of the political economy and social history of revolutions and popular.

Land, Territory, and Agrarian Reform -- 4. The Landless Rural Workers' Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil -- 5. Agrarian Reform as a Precondition for Development: The View of Brazil's Landless Rural Workers' Movement -- 6. Toward a Real Agrarian Reform in Bolivia: The Perspective of the Landless Movement -- 7.

In: C.T. Smith, ed. Studies in Latin-American agrarian reform. Center for Latin American Studies, The University of Liverpool Monograph Series No. 5, pp. 19– Rethinking Venezuelan politics. His books include Pro-Poor Land Reform: A Critique (), Competing Views and Strategies on Agrarian Reform – Vol 1, International Perspective, and Vol 2, Philippine Perspective (); On Just Grounds: Struggling for Agrarian Justice and Citizenship Rights in the Rural Philippines (, co-edited with J Franco), Land, Livelihoods and.

James Greenberg recounts how a Chatino community in the southern highlands of Mexico, which was once fraught with violent murders and maimings, instituted an agrarian reform and, in a movement initiated by the women and later supported by the majority of villagers, banned alcohol consumption – a major social change – which drastically reduced the bloodshed.

Greenberg recounts that “sick of seeing their men killed in blood feuds. Professor Wolfe’s lecture builds on insights from his recent book, which re-examines Mexican agrarian reform—Latin America’s largest and most extensive—through an environmental and technological history of water management in the emblematic Laguna region.

A thoroughgoing, archivally based treatment of agrarian reform An important and engaging study of an immensely complicated subject. "American Historical Review" An extensively researched, penetrating study of one of the most fascinating episodes in modern Latin America, Guatemala's October Revolution, "Journal of Third World Studies"Reviews: 5.

Cultural Ecology, Community Studies, and Modernization. The Emergence of Peasant Studies. Agrarian Reform. The Anthropology of Peasants and Class Struggle.

The Demise of Reform. Why Have Peasant Studies Vanished. Processes of Globalization: Neoliberalism, Structural Readjustment, and Nongovernmental Organizations. Conclusion. References. This book presents an overview of gender and agrarian reform experiences globally.

Jacobs highlights case studies from Latin America, Asia, Africa and eastern Europe and also compares agrarian and land reforms organised along collective lines as well as along individual household lines. On other aspects of the agrarian reform, see: Pearson, ‘The Confederación Nacional Campesina’ and ‘Guatemala: The Peasant Union Movement, –’, in Landsberger, Henry (ed.), Latin American Peasant Movements (Ithaca and London, ), pp.

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–73; Soto, José M. Aybar de, Dependency and Intervention: The Case of Guatemala in. Ugly Stories of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform reveals the human drama behind the radical agrarian reform that unfolded in Peru during the final three decades of the twentieth century. That process began inwhen the left-leaning military government implemented a drastic program of land expropriation.

ERLACS – European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is an Open Access, scientific journal. It publishes peer-reviewed articles in English and Spanish. Contributions reflect substantial empirical research and/or are theoretically innovative with respect to major debates within social science research (understood in the broadest sense, including history and economics) on Latin.

PLAAS was founded in as a specialist unit in the School of Government, Economic and Management Sciences Faculty at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town. Since then, PLAAS has developed a proven track record of undertaking high-quality research on land and agrarian reform, poverty, and natural resource management in South Africa and the southern African region.

Assistant Professor of Latin American History Carmen Soliz is a historian of Latin American History, with a specific focus on modern Bolivia and the Andes. She is currently writing a book that examines Bolivian agrarian reform and sees the role that Indians and peasants played in consolidationg one of the most radical and redistributive reforms in Latin America.

“A much-needed corrective to the first decade of agrarian reform in Revolutionary Mexico Because the foci shift seamlessly between the federal district and the countryside, the result is a multivocal and balanced assessment of agrarian reform that, despite its shortcomings, contradictions, and inconsistencies, set the course of Mexican rural policy for the next eighty years.”—John.

The subject of agrarian reform in El Salvador has an importance which extends beyond considerations of that country's immediate crisis. The agrarian problems in many parts of Latin America originate from similar sets of conditions, but nowhere have these conditions reached a.

This book is a product of CODESRIA National Working Group on Zimbabwe LLand and Agrarian Reform in Former Settler Colonial iiand and Agrarian Reform in Former Settler Colonial ii /03/ /03/. Saturnino M. Borras Jr is Canada Research Chair in International Development Studies at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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He has been deeply involved in (trans)national agrarian movements since the early s as a political activist. His books include Pro-Poor Land Reform: A Critique (), Competing Views and Strategies on Agrarian Reform – Vol 1, International Perspective.The University of Chicago, Latin American History () In my work, I examine the intersection of social, political, environmental, and technological change in modern Mexico and Latin America by focusing on the history of agrarian reform, water control.

— William P. Mitchell, Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology “[Ugly Stories of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform] is a must read for those interested in Peru, especially the history of the twentieth century and the Shining Path, agricultural history, and the study of history and memory.