ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agrarian Change and Class Formation in Sindh

Feroz Ahmed The modernisation of agriculture in Pakistan since the mid-1960s and the changes in relations of production have given rise to a debate on the mode of production. However, unless a theoretical problematique is located within empirical analysis, it would remain irrelevant for economic development and political movement. It is necessary, therefore, to understand the evolution of existing forms of land tenures and property relations which form the substratum for changes in technology and forms of labour to act upon or interact with. The present study of agrarian change and class formation in the Sindh province is part of an attempt to piece together and analyse the empirical facts concerning the transformation of agrarian structures taking place in Pakistan.

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