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Works by Linda Gail Arrigo
1996 - Ph. D. Thesis

The Economics of Inequality in an Agrarian Society -
Landownership, Land Tenure, Population Processes, and
the Rate of Rent in 1930s China

Full Table of Contents
Part 1 - Class relations of reproduction and the determination of the landownership distribution


Chapter 1 - A model of how the differential reproduction of classes determines the landownership distribution

Chapter 2 - Population processes in pre-1949 China

Chapter 3 -Comparison across cultures and histories: Population processes in turn-of-the-centry Russia and contemporary S Asia

Part 2 - The determination of geographical patterns of land tenure

Chapter 4 - A model of how productivity and population density determine land tenure patterns

Chapter 5 - Geographical patterns of the Chinese agriculturaleconomy: Productivity, population density, land tenure

Chapter 6- Urban/rural linkages and population processes: Marketing,migration, Malthusian constraints

Chapter 7- Points of transition in the rationale of land use: Thesufficiency threshold and scale of ownership for hiring-in labor and renting-out land

Part 3 - The determination of the rate of rent on agricultural land

Chapter 8 - The first-stage solution of the rate of rent: The leisure of the rich versus the hunger of the poor

Chapter 9 - The rate of rent and the rate of extraction in agrariansociety: Structural leaps, geographical reversals

Chapter 10 - Conclusions and implications of the economics ofinequality in an agrarian society.

Other articles

1986 - Landownership Concentration in China