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  1. Protest, Property and the Commons

    Performances of Law and Resistance

    By Lucy Finchett-Maddock

    Series: Social Justice

    Protest, Property and the Commons: Performances of Law and Resistance examines the occupation of space as a mode of resistance. Drawing on the phenomena of social centres, as radical political communities that use the space of squatted, rented, or owned property, the book considers how such...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging

    By Sarah Keenan

    Series: Social Justice

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and belonging,...

    Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative?

    A critical review of 50 years of land law reform in Eastern Africa 1961 – 2011

    By Patrick McAuslan

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    Lessons from Brazil

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, it unpicks the...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. The Land is the Source of the Law

    A Dialogic Encounter with Indigenous Jurisprudence

    By C.F. Black

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The Land is the Source of Law brings an inter-jurisdictional dimension to the field of indigenous jurisprudence: comparing Indigenous legal regimes in New Zealand, the USA and Australia, it offers a ‘dialogical encounter with an Indigenous jurisprudence’ in which individuals are ...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. 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 13th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. 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 13th 2008 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. 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 24th 2006 by Routledge-Cavendish