2023
DOI: 10.1017/s0022216x23000044
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Unlikely Expropriators: Why Right-Wing Parties Implemented Agrarian Reform in Democratic Brazil

Abstract: What motivated right-wing and conservative parties to endorse a policy of land expropriation and redistribution in Brazil? I argue that urban-dominated right-wing parties endorsed agrarian reform in order to: (i) reduce crime in wealthier metropolises by reversing rural–urban migration; and (ii) gain competitive advantage against left-wing challengers. To test this argument I conduct process tracing, analysing over 500 elite statements about agrarian reform, drawn from archival, interview and survey data. In a… Show more

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