In the developing world, more than 100 million agricultural families make their living from land they do not own, working as tenant farmers or as agricultural labourers on large farms or plantations. This book examines issues related to land tenure and the prospects for land reform in a variety of settings, ranging from agriculture-based Third World economies to the centrally planned systems of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China. The authors analyze both successes and failures in land reform and consider the economic, social and political effects of current ownership patterns. They also recommend new policies designed to enhance the prospects for development that can be sustained at the grassroots level. The resulting comparative study includes detailed analyses of land tenure patterns and problems in the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, China, Central America, Mexico, Brazil, the Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Book Description Lynne Rienner Pub, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11155587231X