Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform by Michael Albertus

By Michael Albertus

whilst and why do nations redistribute land to the landless? What political reasons does land reform serve, and what position does it have in state-of-the-art global? A long-standing literature courting again to Aristotle and echoed in very important contemporary works holds that redistribution will be either larger and extra specified on the bad below democracy. but complete old information to check this declare has been missing. This publication exhibits that land redistribution - the main consequential kind of redistribution within the constructing international - happens extra usually lower than dictatorship than democracy. It bargains a singular thought of land reform and develops a typology of land reform guidelines. Albertus leverages unique information spanning the area and relationship again to 1900 to commonly try the speculation utilizing statistical research and case experiences of key nations comparable to Egypt, Peru, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. those findings demand rethinking a lot of the typical knowledge approximately redistribution and regimes.

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Autocracy and Redistribution: The Politics of Land Reform (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)

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