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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


Governing Access to Essential Resources

Katharina Pistor and Olivier De Schutter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Essential resources do more than satisfy people’s needs. They ensure a dignified existence. Since the competition for essential resources, particularly fresh water and arable land, is increasing and ... More


Reparations for Neglect of Indigenous Land Rights at the Intersection of Domestic and International Law—The Maya Cases in the Supreme Court of Belize

S James Anaya

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents an example of how a claim for reparations is to be submitted before a court. It is based on two separate claims, which were actually filed by representatives and members of the ... More


The Social Construction of Entrepreneurs

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines the alignment of interests which helped form the new economic relations and transactions behind Vietnam's private real estate market. Introducing the term fiscal socialism, it ... More


Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Philip Alston and Mary Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

For several decades after the UN Charter insisted that the promotion of development and human rights were central to post-World War II conceptions of world order, the two fields remained in virtual ... More


Voice and Reflexivity in Essential Resources: Reforming the Community Land Regime in Kenya

Laila Macharia

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Macharia shows how the process of negotiation, a new social contract, and a constitution can be used to broaden the Voice of communities over land rights. She attributes Kenyan conflicts of land ... More


The Development Impact of Gender Equality in Land Rights

Karen O. Mason and Helene M. Carlsson

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses gender disparities in land rights. It also determines the reasons why secure rights to land generally improve sustainable development and human well-being. In addition, it ... More


Rural Land Rights in China

Roy Prosterman

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Most of China’s people remain rural and significantly dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. Decollectivization in 1979-84 led to large production increases and a massive decline in poverty. ... More


Weapon of a Weak State

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how security concerns counteracted the developmental impulse in Thailand. Property rights institutions were securitized by Siamese state officials in response to the military ... More


Combating Specters and Communists

Tomas Larsson

in Land and Loyalty: Security and the Development of Property Rights in Thailand

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450815
eISBN:
9780801464089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450815.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of the threat of communism on the status quo orientation of the Thai state. More specifically, it considers the ways that the threat of communism stimulated the Thai ... More


“Servant to Master”

Honor Sachs

in Home Rule: Households, Manhood, and National Expansion on the Eighteenth-Century Kentucky Frontier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300154139
eISBN:
9780300216530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154139.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the experiences of frontier families who lived through the violent years of the American Revolution in the West. Eighteenth-century commentators celebrated the “western waters” ... More


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