Naresh Sharma and Jean Drèze

in Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Published in print November 1998 | ISBN: 9780198288329
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596599 | DOI:

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Presents an analytical description and interpretation of tenancy in Palanpur. The basic features of tenancy in Palanpur are highlighted. The incidence of tenancy and the prevailing types of tenancy contracts are described. The relationship between landlords and tenants is studied. The persistence and efficiency of sharecropping is analysed. The differential access to land of skilled farmers is investigated in an appendix.

Keywords: farming skill; sharecropping; tenancy; tenancy contracts

Chapter.  16560 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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