Land reform became an international issue in the aftermath of World War II, when the United States planned to dispossess the Junker in Prussia and actually participated in major land redistribution programs in Japan, the Republic of China, and Korea. It became a canon of United States foreign policy in the Philippines, Thailand, and Iran, as
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Also of Interest -- Land Reform as an International Issue -- Ethical Dimensions of International Involvement in Land Reform -- The Illusory Goal of Equity in Latin American Agrarian Reform -- Land Reform and the Adequacy of World Food Production -- International Public and Private Agencies -- United States Advocacy of International Land Reform -- International Influences on Land Reform in Africa -- Foreign Involvement in Land Tenure Reform: The Case of Ethiopia -- Prospects for International Action
John D. Montgomery is professor of public administration at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is the chairman of the Department of Government there. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles including Technology and Civic Life: Making and Implementing Development Decisions (1974) and Patterns of Policy (1979), He has more than twenty-five years of experience consulting on the organization and management of public activities in the United States and abroad.