Land rights

    The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition

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    Examines the centrality of land in contemporary development discourse in India and the role of the state in the dispossession of land from peasants and tribal communities. It looks at land acquisition processes, their legal and ethical implications, and the regional diversity of acquisition experiences in India.

    Where the Line is Drawn

    By Raja Shehadeh

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    As a young boy, Raja Shehadeh was entranced by a forbidden Israeli postage stamp in his uncle's album, intrigued by tales of a green land beyond the border. Impossible then to know what Israel would come to mean to him, or to foresee the future occupation of his home in...

    Cauca\'s Indigenous Movement in Southwestern Colombia: Land, Violence, and Ethnic Identity

    By Brett Troyan

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    This book provides a vivid account of how the indigenous communities of Cauca in southwestern Colombia engaged with the Colombian central state. Troyan examines the state initiatives in the 1930s, '50s, '60s, and '70s toward indigenous communities in Cauca, which sheds light on the political and social construction of Colombian...

    The Great African Land Grab?: Agricultural Investments and the Global Food System

    By Lorenzo Cotula

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    An essential introduction to and analysis of the highly contentious issue of 'land grabbing' in Africa

    The Property Rights of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: Beyond Restitution

    By Anneke Smit

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    Intends to pursue an examination of the various ways in which the protection of housing and property rights can contribute to durable solutions to displacement. This book chronicles the failure of the international community's attempts to promote widespread return through establishing housing and property restitution mechanisms.

    Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land: The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

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    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes, whereby numerous groups with often-divergent interests negotiate for access to and control over resources....

    Conflict and Housing, Land and Property Rights: A Handbook on Issues, Frameworks and Solutions

    By Scott Leckie

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    This book analyses the ubiquitous housing, land and property challenges present in all conflict and post-conflict settings.

    Life of Property

    By Timothy Jenkins

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    Longstanding and resilient local ideas of property and practices of inheritance control the destinies of those living in Bearn, a region of south-west France in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. Based on extensive fieldwork and archival research that combines ethnography and intellectual history...

    The Struggle Over Land in Africa: Conflicts, Politics & Change

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    Land issues and conflicts occur all over, all the time on the African continent and continue to mushroom on a continuous basis. This title presents a study which analyses the role of land as a place and source of conflict, especially with regard to policy development, crisis management and post-war/post-conflict...

    The Politics of Land Reform in Africa: From Communal Tenure to Free Markets

    By Ambreena Manji

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    Develops a sociology of contemporary land reform in Africa. This book explains the emergence of 'law and development' in which transforming land tenure law occupies centre stage. It is of interest to scholars and students of law and development, African studies and rural sociology.

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