Changes to the Editorial Team 2024

May 2, 2024

The editorial team at the Journal of Agrarian Change are pleased to announce that Dr Jessie Luna and Professor Marcus Taylor have joined us as editors. Dr Jessie Luna is an Assistant…

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Beyond the Household

April 12, 2024

PAULINE E. PETERS   In response to Carmen Diana Deere’s blog in 2020 on this website, I made the comment that critiques of interviewing only the head of the household in…

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Agrarian Change Seminars | Spring 2024

January 15, 2024

The Journal of Agrarian Change has been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. Like the previous two editions, this year too the series is organized as a…

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The Bernstein & Byres Prize 2022

December 19, 2023

CARLA GRAS, KEES JANSEN, JENS LERCHE, JONATHAN PATTENDEN, HELENA PÉREZ NIÑO, SHREYA SINHA & FORREST ZHANG   We are pleased to announce that Kyla Sankey has been awarded the 2022 Bernstein & Byres Prize for…

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A Methodological Contribution to the Marxian Class Analysis of Peasant Differentiation

December 4, 2023

PARAMJIT SINGH AND MUKESH KUMAR   In the face of the growing hegemony of neo-populist positions in agrarian studies, Marxian analysis needs to remain alert to the concrete dynamics of…

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Agrarian Change Webinars | Autumn 2023

October 4, 2023

The Journal of Agrarian Change has been organizing an annual Agrarian Change Seminar Series since 2008. Like the last two years, this year too the series is organized as webinars,…

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Book Review: Ramesh Sunam’s Transnational Labour Migration, Livelihoods and Agrarian Change in Nepal

June 21, 2023

FRASER SUGDEN   One of the defining features of agrarian change amongst the peasantry in the last two decades is the rising importance of labour migration to supplement fragile livelihoods.…

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Book Review: Neeladri Bhattacharya’s The Great Agrarian Conquest

June 9, 2023

MUHAMMAD ALI JAN   Neeladri Bhattacharya’s monograph is a genealogy of the “agrarian” as a colonial project and an account of its transgression through rural agency, all rolled into an…

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AQs Shorts: Gerardo Otero

May 31, 2023

In this edition of the AQs Shorts series, Gerardo Otero elaborates on the concept of the neoliberal diet as a prism to analyse broader political and economic processes. He discusses…

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Book Review: Rebecca Tarlau’s Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

May 25, 2023

CLIFF WELCH   Rebecca Tarlau’s new book, Occupying Schools, Occupying Land shows how the MST “transformed Brazilian education.” The book, which began as Tarlau’s 2014 University of California doctoral dissertation…

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