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Forestry on Private Lands from the Medieval to the Modern Era

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some Norman forests were directly controlled by the landlord, and some were a part of the shared manorial common lands. The latter were held and used for timber or pasture by the tenants and ... More


Parks and the Crown

S. A. Mileson

in Parks in Medieval England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199565672
eISBN:
9780191721748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565672.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Medieval kings are traditionally thought to have asserted wide powers over their subjects' creation of hunting reserves, not least through the establishment of forest law over large parts of the ... More


Boundaries of Forest Land: The Godavarman Case and Beyond1

Shomona Khanna

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents an insider’s view and detailed critique of the judicial process behind the Godavarman case. It suggests that the Godavarman judgment has further centralized forest management by ... More


Cameroon: Decentralization and Belonging

in The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes autochthony in a very different part of Cameroon—the very thinly populated forest area of East Province. For Cameroon's East Province, the ideals of the new development ... More


Assembling an Experimentalist Regime: Transnational Governance Interactions in the Forest Sector Revisited

Christine Overdevest and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Leveling the Playing Field: Transnational Regulatory Integration and Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703143
eISBN:
9780191772450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703143.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Transnational governance initiatives increasingly face the problem of regime complexity in which a proliferation of regulatory schemes operate in the same policy domain, supported by varying ... More


Forest Legal Culture: Accounting for Vert and Venison

Tom Johnson

in Law in Common: Legal Cultures in Late-Medieval England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198785613
eISBN:
9780191827464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785613.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter argues that Forest legal culture revolved around the management of woodland resources, principally the ‘vert and venison’ that formed the central concern of Forest law. This emphasis on ... More


The Forest Rights Act, Northeast India, and Shifting Cultivators: A Commentary

Dhrupad Choudhury

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This commentary on the FRA highlights the limits of a national-level legislation when applied to a regional context that is significantly different than much of the rest of the country. More ... More


Re-centering the State: Toward Place-conscious Transnational Governance?

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transnational private regulation has brought reforms to forests and factories but rarely of an empowering or transformative kind. This chapter draws out normative implications of the research in this ... More


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