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
'Restoring What Was Ours'
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 13th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish
Meanings, Histories, Theories
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 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish
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
Rights and Property in South African Land Reform
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
Land Tenure & Poverty in Africa and the Caribbean
This is an original empirical and theoretical study of the use of law to secure land tenure in the face of poverty, urban and peri-urban growth and changing social structures....
Published June 21st 2004 by Routledge-Cavendish
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