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[Call for Papers] IIPPE 2022: Agrarian Change Working Group

April 24, 2022

International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) 22nd Annual Conference, 7-9 September 2022, Bologna, Italy Call for papers and panel proposals: Agrarian Change Working Group   The agrarian change working group invites submission of proposals for individual papers, and thematic panels. Submissions are open to all aspects of agrarian change and but we especially encourage contributions on the…

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Book Review: Mythri Jegathesan’s Tea & Solidarity

March 23, 2022

JAYASEELAN RAJ   Tea and Solidarity is a fascinating monograph by Mythri Jegathesan that examines the lives of tea-plucking women and their families as they seek work outside the Sri Lankan plantations. It provides a powerful description of their struggle for a dignified life within and outside the plantations, what Jegathesan calls their ‘desires for…

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AQs Shorts: Shapan Adnan

February 24, 2022

Our new AQs Shorts features Shapan Adnan. He speaks about the impact of state violence against Rohingyas on the dynamics of agrarian change in Myanmar as well as its implication for our understanding of dispossession, primitive accumulation and the agrarian question of labour. As part of this, he also reflects on the survival strategies of…

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Contract farming in the developing world: a political economy approach

January 10, 2022

CAROLINE HAMBLOCH, NIELS FOLD, SUDHA NARAYANAN, HELENA PÉREZ NIÑO & MARK VICOL   A new special issue in the Journal of Agrarian Change (Vol. 22, Issue 1) takes stock of critical developments in the political economy of contract farming on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Living under Contract: Contract Farming and Agrarian Transformation…

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