Roy Prosterman

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Emeritus Professor of Law

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Representative Publications

Books or Treatises

One Billion Rising: Law, Land and the Alleviation of Global Poverty (Roy L. Prosterman, Robert Mitchell & Tim Hanstad eds., Leiden University Press 2009). 454 pages.

Roy Prosterman, Legal Impediments to Effective Rural Land Relations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: A Comparative Perspective. Editor with Timothy M. Hanstad. Washington D.C.: World Bank, 1999.

Roy Prosterman, "A Fieldwork-Based Appraisal of Individual Peasant Farming in Russia," chapter in Van Atta, ed., The Farmer Threat: The Political Economy of Agrarian Reform in Post-Soviet Russia, (Westview Press, 1993) (with Hanstad).

Roy Prosterman, Agrarian Reform and Grassroots Development: Ten Case Studies. Editor with Mary N. Temple and Hanstad. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1990.

Roy Prosterman, "China: A Fieldwork-Based Appraisal of the Household Responsibility System, with Recommendations for the Future," "Introduction" and "Conclusion: Land Reform in Past and Future" chapters in Prosterman, Hanstad and Temple, eds., Agrarian Reform and Grassroots Development: Ten Case Studies, Curry Foundation policy study (Lynne Rienner, 1990) (with Hanstad and Temple).

Roy Prosterman, Land Reform and Democratic Development. With Jeffrey M. Riedinger. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1987. A book dealing with land reform and rural development in a democratic setting.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Roy Prosterman, Enhancing Poor Rural Women's Land Rights in the Developing World, 67 J. Int'l Aff. 147-64 (2013).

Roy Prosterman, "Land Tenure, Food Security and Rural Development in China" Development vol. 44, no. 4 (2001).

Roy Prosterman, "Implementation of 30-Year Land Use Rights for Farmers Under China's 1998 Land Management Law: An Analysis and Recommendations Based on a 17-Province Survey" Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, vol. 8, no. 3 (September 2000).

Roy Prosterman, "Land Reform in China: The Two-Field System Experiment in Pingdu," Social Sciences in China, Vol. 20, No.1 (1999) (with Tim Hanstad and Li Ping).

Roy Prosterman, "Large-Scale Farming in China: An Appropriate Policy?," Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 28, No. 1 (1998) (with Hanstad and Li).

Roy Prosterman, "Prospects for Family Farming in Russia," Europe-Asia Studies, vol. 49, no. 8 (December 1997) (with Robert Mitchell and Brad Rorem).

Roy Prosterman, "Can China Feed Itself?" Scientific American, November 1996, Vol. 275, No. 5 (with Hanstad and Li).

Roy Prosterman, "Large-Scale Farming in China: An Appropriate Policy?," [in Chinese], 6 China Rural Survey, November 1996, Serial No. 12 (with Hanstad and Li).

Roy Prosterman, "Some Proposals on China's Rural Land System Reform," [in Chinese], China Reform, August 1995 (with Hanstad and Li).

Professional Publications

Roy Prosterman, Egypt's Landless Have No Love for Murbarak, Poverty Matters Blog (Feb. 8, 2011, 5:19PM), http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/feb/08/egypt-landless-mubarak.

Roy Prosterman, Land Reform: A Revised Agenda for the 21st Century, RDI Report, No. 108, April 2000 (with Hanstad).

Roy Prosterman, Implementation of the 30-Year Land Use Rights for Farmers Under China's 1998 Land Management Law: An Analysis and Recommendations Based on a 17 Province Survey, Rural Development Institute Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 105, March 2000 (with Brain Schwarzwalder and Ye Jianping).

Roy Prosterman, Legal Aid Centers in Rural Russia: Helping People Improve Their Lives, Rural Development Institute Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 102, February 2000 (with Gregory Mohrman, and Leonard Rolfes, Jr.).

Roy Prosterman, A Vision for Agricultural Land Reform in Russia, Rural Development Institute Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 100, November 1999 (with Leonard Rolfes and Jennifer Duncan).

Roy Prosterman, Agricultural Land Markets in Lithuania, Poland, and Romania: Implications for Accession to the European Union, Rural Development Institute Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 99, October 1999 (with Leonard Rolfes).

Roy Prosterman, Large Scale Farming in China: An Appropriate Policy? Rural Development Institute Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 90, July 1996 (with Tim Hanstad and Li Ping).

Reports

Zhu Keliang & Roy Prosterman, Securing Land Rights for Chinese Farmers: A Leap Forward for Stability and Growth (Cato Institute 2007), reprinted in Obligations and Property Rights in China 393-409 (Perry Keller ed., Ashgate 2011).

Last updated 3/28/2014