Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land

Governing Global Land Deals: The Role of the State in the Rush for Land

Editor(s): Wendy Wolford, Saturnino M. Borras, Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones, Ben White

Published Online: 12 AUG 2013 04:07AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118688267

Online ISBN: 9781118688229

DOI: 10.1002/9781118688229

About this Book

This collection of essays in Governing Global Land Deals  provides new empirical and theoretical analyses of the relationships between global land grabs and processes of government and governance.

  • Reframes debates on global land grabs by focusing on the relationship between large-scale land deals and processes of governance
  • Offers new theoretical insights into the different forms and effects of global land acquisitions
  • Illuminates both the micro-processes of transaction and expropriation, as well as the broader structural forces at play in global land deals
  • Provides  new empirical data on the different actors involved in contemporary land deals occurring across the globe and focuses on the specific institutional, political, and economic contexts in which they are acting

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