villagization
Resettlement of citizens into designated villages by governmental or military authorities.

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  • Villagization — (sometimes spelled villagisation ) is the (usually compulsory) resettlement of people into designated villages by government or military authorities.Villagization may be used as a tactic by a government or military power to facilitate control… …   Wikipedia

  • villagization — /vil i jeuh zay sheuhn/, n. the transfer of land to village control. [1965 70; VILLAGE + IZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • villagization — /vil i jeuh zay sheuhn/, n. the transfer of land to village control. [1965 70; VILLAGE + IZATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia — PrecursorsThe policy of encouraging voluntary resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia began in 1958, when the government established the first known planned resettlement in Sidamo Province.Resettlement under the DergShortly after the 1974… …   Wikipedia

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  • Population transfer — is the movement of a large group of people from one region to another by state policy or international authority, most frequently on the basis of ethnicity or religion. Banishment or exile is a similar process, but is forcibly applied to… …   Wikipedia

  • Strategic Hamlet Program — The Strategic Hamlet Program was a plan by the governments of South Vietnam and the United States during the Vietnam War to combat the Communist insurgency by means of population transfer.In 1961, U.S. advisors in South Vietnam, along with the… …   Wikipedia

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