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Local Advocacy, Global Engagement: The Impact of Land Claims Advocacy on the Recognition of Property Rights in the South African Constitution

Heinz Klug

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The example of land rights litigation in South Africa challenges the assumption that cause lawyering is inherently adversarial, and shows how commitments to client demands have become suffused with a ... More


The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


7 Blood and Soil, Place or Property: Liberalism, Land, and Ethnicity

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory


Democracy and Respect for Difference: The Case of Fiji

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discusses the case of Fiji where efforts to protect the cultural traditions of Fijians (the descendants of the indigenous population) have led to conflicts with Indo‐Fijians (the descendants of ... More


Got Title; Will Sell: Indigenous Rights to Land in Chile and Argentina

Lila Barrera-Hernández

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the issue of indigenous land rights in Chile and Argentina. Throughout South America, indigenous peoples are being pushed to extinction through government action (and inaction), ... More


‘Landed’ Citizenship: Narratives of Aboriginal Political Participation

John Borrows

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A personal account is given of the treatment of Canadian Aborigines (North American Indians) and Aboriginal land. Despite some achievements in the recognition and affirmation of Aboriginal rights, ... More


State‐Oriented and Community‐Oriented Lawyering for a Cause: A Tale of Two Strategies

Ronen Shamir and Neta Ziv

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes two instances of Israeli land segregation policy in the township of Katsir; in the first, an Arab couple petitioned the Supreme Court of Israel against their rejection, on ... More


Leases, Mortgages, and Servitudes

Stuart Anderson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses leases, mortgages, and servitudes in the 19th century. Topics covered include Types of Lease and the Power to Grant them, eviction and forfeiture, covenants, factors that ... More


The Evolution of the World Bank's Land Policy

Klaus Deininger and Hans Binswanger

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In most rural areas in many developing countries, land, and the means to accumulate and transfer wealth between generations on the land, prove to be essential means for generating a livelihood. As ... More


The Changing Role of the State in Latin American Land Reforms

Alain De Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet, and Wendy Wolford

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The power of the state — regardless of whether this is practiced over democratic, authoritarian, and other forms of government — has been used by all Latin American governments to impose ... More


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