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  1. The Abandonment of Agricultural Land in Gaspe, Quebec
    The Causes and the Impacts on Land Use

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
  2. Aboriginal Ontario
    Historical Perspectives on the First Nations

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Essays on the history of Ontario's native people.
  3. An Acre of Time
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
    Phil Jenkins tells the life story of a single acre on Le Breton Flats, in Ottawa, Canada.
  4. The Anarchist Collectives
    Workers' Self-Management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    Examines the experiments in workers' self-management, both urban and rural, which took place in Spain during the revolution and Civil War.
  5. Bangladesh: Of Disasters and a Disastrous Development
    Resource Type: Article
    Dispossession, disparities in land distribution, and inappropriate development strategies in Bangladesh.
  6. Das Capital, Volume 1
    A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1890
    Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, together with its legal, political, religious, artistic, philosophical and ideological manifestations.
  7. Das Capital, Volume 2
    The Process of Circulation of Capital

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1956
  8. Das Capital, Volume 3
    The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
  9. Commercial Pressures on Land
    Resource Type: Website
    A portal created by the International Land Coalition informing evidence based debate on large scale land-based investments and their alternatives.
  10. Common land
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Land owned collectively or by one person, but over which other people have certain traditional rights.
  11. The Earthscan Action Handbook
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
  12. Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada
    Third Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    See also CX2933.
  13. Green Business: Hope or Hoax?
    Toward an Authentic Strategy for Restoring the Earth

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Is green business a viable strategy or a contradiction in terms?
  14. Half of U.S. Farmland Being Eyed by Private Equity
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    An estimated 400 million acres of farmland in the United States will likely change hands over the coming two decades as older farmers retire, even as new evidence indicates this land is being strongly pursued by private equity investors. In the long term, this dynamic could speed up the already fast-consolidating U.S. food industry, with broad ramifications for both human and environmental health.
  15. The Harrowsmith Reader
    An Anthology from Canada's National Award Winning Magazine of Country Life and Alternatives to Bigness

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    Articles on land, country careers, shelter, gardening, husbandry, food, trees, and rural life.
  16. The History of Democracy
    A Marxist Interpretation

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately from the social and economic contexts in which democratic states operate.
  17. How not to grow a new town
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    For years the governments of Peru, and the municipality of Lima, had a working deal with rural migrants who flocked to the city: we'll plan the place, you build it, amenities will arrive. Then came the cheap neoliberal substitute of granting land titles -- and the speculation began.
  18. Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution
    Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
  19. Land concentration, land grabbing and people's struggles in Europe
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The hidden scandal of how a few big private business entities have gained control of ever-greater areas of European land. How these land elites have been actively supported by a huge injection of public funds -- at a time when all other public funding is being subjected to massive cuts.
  20. Landowner refuses to surrender property for Energy East pipeline
    A landowner fights a big corporation for his forest

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Rick Verge was shocked when a TransCanada land agent knocked on his door in Titusville, N.B., last year and offered him $1000 to conduct a land survey in exchange for his signature. He refused. He said the land agent showed him a photo in a brochure of what his land would look like after TransCanada was finished with construction.
  21. Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 23
    Marx and Engels 1871 - 1874

    Resource Type: Book
    Articles on the International, Bakunin, and the Housing Question.
  22. A Marxist History of the World part 55: The Making of the Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The development of capitalism entails two complementary processes. The first, explored in MHW 54, is competitive capital accumulation. The second, explored here, is the making – and continual re-making – of the working class.
  23. No Land No Food No Life
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2013
    A film which explores sustainable small scale agriculture and the urgent call for an end to corporate global land grabs. This feature length documentary gives voice to those directly affected by combining personal stories, and vérite footage of communities fighting to retain control of their land.
  24. A Short History of Progress
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
  25. Tragedy of the commons
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    A dilemma in which multiple individuals acting independently and solely and rationally consulting their own self-interest will ultimately destroy a shared limited resource even when it is clear that it is not in anyone's long term interest for this to happen.
  26. Who owns Papua New Guinea's Resources Boom?
    Where tribes own the land

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Tribal people in Papua New Guinea fight to retain control of their communal lands in the face of 'development'.
  27. You Can't Give it Away: Donating Land for Conservation Can be a Taxing Experience
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1993

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