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Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the Highlanders from the ... More


The Problem of Landed Influence

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reconsiders the issue of landed influence in Wales to investigate the ways in which the idea of landlord coercion operated within radical politics, and thus shaped modern perceptions of ... More


Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

John Flint (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to ... More


Evictions

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the years after the famine, there was nothing exceptional about the Kilcoosh evictions. If there was anything remarkable about the Kilcoosh evictions it was the relative prosperity of the tenants. ... More


Contracts With Eviction in Infinitely Repeated Principal–Agent Relationships

Bhaskar Dutta, Debraj Ray, and Kunal Sengupta

in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287629
eISBN:
9780191595912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287623.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors use a model of an infinitely repeated principal‐agent relationship where they explore the conditions under which labour contracts with threats of sacking or contract ... More


The Battle of Wilshire Boulevard

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Seventy-eight-year-old Jackson Barnett died in his sleep from heart disease on May 29, 1934. On June 7, 1934, the “sachem of Wilshire Boulevard”, as a Los Angeles paper referred to him, was laid to ... More


Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Jan Lin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Taking Back the Boulevard tells the story of Northeast Los Angeles known popularly for historic Arts and Crafts architecture, bohemian cultural life, independent small businesses, immigrant diversity ... More


Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

W. E. Vaughan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book investigates the relations between landlords and tenants in Ireland between the great famine and the land war. Based on a remarkably wide range of primary sources, most notably collections ... More


Landlords and Tenants

W. E. VAUGHAN

in Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203568
eISBN:
9780191675867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203568.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the most familiar pictures of the land war was an illustration in the Illustrated London News of January 1881, showing the burning of the duke of Leinster's lease at a land league meeting. The ... More


Loss of Housing and Eviction

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on issues that arise from loss of housing and eviction in Scotland. Traditionally, if a property owner had debts relating to the property such as repairs to common parts like the ... More


Evictions

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the concerns of the Hadrami homeland, now sequestered within national and local containers, continue to be disputed in terms that little acknowledge the parochial status to ... More


The Age of the Clearances

Eric Richards

in Debating the Highland Clearances

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621828
eISBN:
9780748672141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621828.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first great surge of clearances began during the expansionary 1780s but then continued into the years of contraction and travail after Waterloo in 1815 when falling commodity prices squeezed all ... More


The Mussel Slough Affair

Richard J. Orsi

in Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520200197
eISBN:
9780520940864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200197.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Mussel Slough Affair, which involved the Southern Pacific Company and the rival claimants to its lands. It studies the “Octopus” Myth, a fictional account of the Battle of ... More


Sale

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The Scots and South African laws of sale have certain similarities. Both have rules on the contract's essential terms (concerning the object sold and the price), its implied and standard terms, the ... More


Sale

WILLIAM M. GORDON

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter does not intend to cover every aspect of the development of the contract of sale in Scots law. It instead focuses on the constitution of the contract, specifically in the early law; ... More


Emptio Venditio III

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the warranty of title and of property quality in the contract of sale. The first part explores the liability for eviction. It describes the warranty of peaceable possession, ... More


Social landlords, anti-social behaviour and countermeasures

Pawson Hal and McKenzie Carol

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter studies a wide-ranging assessment of the legal and non-legal techniques that social landlords use to handle ASB. It challenges the assumption that ASB is increasing, and identifies the ... More


Housing transitions, economic restructuring and the marginalised

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, and Chris Paris

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter determines that a percentage of households in developed nations are precariously housed, and that their housing market transitions are marked by frequent moves, unaffordable housing, and ... More


Favelas: Challenging a Perverse Policy of Exclusion

Kátia da Costa Bezerra

in Postcards from Rio: Favelas and the Contested Geographies of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276547
eISBN:
9780823277223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276547.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The introduction historicizes the evolution of favelas in the imaginary of the city. It illustrates how favelas, constructed as a site of Otherness and/or authenticity, have become more recently a ... More


Secure Land Tenure? Stakes and Contradictions of Land Titling and Upgrading Policies in the Global Middle East and Egypt

Agnès Deboulet

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes Egypt's local adaptation of policies to eradicate slums. It seeks to demonstrate how political objectives to regularize and renovate informal housing settlements, especially ... More


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