This book lays down some general themes and principles in the study of land reform and traces the historical evolution of the concept of land reform. It constitutes a continent-based country-by-country survey of the significant recent reforms in the less developed countries.
Part I: Land Reform: A General Overview 1. The Challenge of Land Reform 2. Evolution of the Concept 3. Land Reform and Development Part 2: Land Reform in Latin America 4. Mexico 5. Bolivia 6. Cuba 7. Other Countries Part 3: Land Reform in Asia 8. Japan 9. Taiwan 10. North and South Korea 11. North and South Vietnam 12. China 13. India 14. Other Countries Part 4: Land Reform in Africa 15. Kenya 16. The Problem of Customary Tenures Part 5: Land Reform in the Middle East 17. Egypt 18. Iraq 19. Iran 20. Tunisia 21. Algeria