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Land Property and Planning

  1. Comparative Perspectives on Communal Lands and Individual Ownership

    Sustainable Futures

    Edited by Lee Godden, Maureen Tehan

    Comparative Perspectives on Communal Lands and Individual Ownership: Sustainable Futures addresses property and land title as central mechanisms governing access to communally-held land and resources. The collection assesses the effectiveness of property law and tenure models developed around...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. The Rights and Wrongs of Land Restitution

    'Restoring What Was Ours'

    Edited by Derick Fay, Deborah James

    The Rights and Wrongs of Land Restitution: ‘Restoring What Was Ours’ offers a critical, comparative ethnographic, examination of land restitution programs. Drawing on memories and histories of past dispossession, governments, NGOs, informal movements and individual claimants worldwide have...

    Published July 14th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Property

    Meanings, Histories, Theories

    By Margaret Davies

    Series: Critical Approaches to Law

    This critique of property examines its classical conception: addressing its ontology and history, as well as considering its symbolic aspects and connection to social relations of power. It is organized around three themes: the ways in which concepts of property are symbolically and...

    Published November 23rd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Feminist Perspectives on Land Law

    Edited by Hilary Lim, Anne Bottomley

    Series: Feminist Perspectives

    The first book to examine the critical area of land law from a feminist perspective, it provides an original and critical analysis of the gendered intersection between law and land; ranging land use and ownership in England and Wales to Botswana, Papua New Guinea and the Muslim world. The authors...

    Published March 28th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Gaining Ground?

    Rights and Property in South African Land Reform

    By Deborah James

    Gaining Ground? Rights and Property in South African Land Reform examines how land reform policy and practice in post-apartheid South Africa have been produced and contested. Set in the province of Mpumalanga, the book gives an ethnographic account of local initiatives and conflicts, showing how...

    Published November 23rd 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Demystifying the Mystery of Capital

    Land Tenure & Poverty in Africa and the Caribbean

    Edited by Robert Home, Hilary Lim

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 22nd 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish