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Landlessness And Migration In Nepal

1st Edition

By Nanda R. Shrestha


284 pages

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This book aims to describe, understand, and explain the social, political, and geographic consequences of frontier migration, focusing on landlessness, nearlandlessness, and spontaneous settlement among hill migrants in the Tarai of Nepal.

Table of Contents

1. A Profile of Nepal's Agrarian Economy 2. A General Theory of Underdevelopment and Migration 3. State Policies, Underdevelopment, and Hill Outmigration 4. Landlessness and Nearlandlessness: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis 5. The Patrimonial State, Development Planning, and Origins of Land Colonization Policy 6. Frontier Migration and Hill Migrants' Achievements in the Tarai 7. The Politics of Land, Spontaneous Settlement, and the Prospect of Agrarian Revolution

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General