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New publication JPS on land grabbing & methodologies

Just released: The Journal of Peasant Studies Forum on Global Land Grabbing Part 2:  on methodologies

There are five contributions to this Forum (see the list below), and these can be accessed free of charge for a limited period:

Table of contents:

The politics of evidence: methodologies for understanding the global land rush, by Ian Scoones, Ruth Hall, Saturnino M. Borras Jr, Ben White & Wendy Wolford

Messy hectares: questions about the epistemology of land grabbing data, by Marc Edelman

Methodological reflections on ‘land grab’ databases and the ‘land grab’ literature ‘rush’, by Carlos Oya

Creating a public tool to assess and promote transparency in global land deals: the experience of the Land Matrix, by Ward Anseeuw, Jann Lay, Peter Messerli, Markus Giger, and Michael Taylor

Collating and dispersing: GRAIN’s strategies and methods, by Grain