Land Ownership: Caste and Economic Status

R.J Fisher


In   this chapter I will be examining some of the features of the system of land   tenure in Rajasthan and an!llysing the distribution of land ownership in   Hinganiya. The underlying ~m is to demonstrate the biased distribution of   land ownership particularly along caste lines and to examine the extent to   which landownership and caste are related. The working hypothesis is that   there is a land-wealth nexus. In later chapters I will examine the points at   which wealth and landownership diverge. 

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