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Book Reviews : P. C. JOSHI, Land Reforms in India: Trends and Perspectives, Institute of Economic Growth and Allied Publishers, Rs 15

Book Reviews : P. C. JOSHI, Land Reforms in India: Trends and Perspectives, Institute of Economic Growth and Allied Publishers, Rs 15

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Book ReviewsP. C. JOSHI, Land Reforms in India: Trends and Perspectives, Institute of Economic Growth and Allied Publishers, Rs 15 SAGE Publications, Inc.1981DOI: 10.1177/001946468101300208 Durgadas Mukhopadhyay In India almost everybody has some kind of interest in land and invariably has something to say on agrarian questions. In between the actual cultivator and the so-called owner - the proverbial range of fifty intermediaries-come the economists and sociologists to camouflage the interest of some group or the other. Volumes have been written and countless dissertations submitted, mostly posing lackadaisical questions and providing euphemistic answers to a practical problem like agrarian relations. The monograph under review explores the trends and perspectives of land reform in India on the basis of a comprehensive survey of agrarian studies. There is a section listing problem-areas to be investigated by social scientists and a bibliography with which one wishes the author had been more selective. There are sections devoted to 'Agrarian Reconstruction and the Processes and Patterns of Modernisation'; 'Agrarian Structure and Eccnomic Development'; and 'Evaluation of Land Reforms.' Throughcut the survey the attitude has been to sidetrack the core of the problem in terms of the power structure by the generalized contention that 'the
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