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Why the Village Has No Power: Land Ownership Disputes and Customary Tenure

Peter Ho

in Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280698
eISBN:
9780191602528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928069X.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Starts with a historical analysis of China’s land property structure and its weaknesses. It is argued that the former production team exercised no real power over land, even though it enjoyed formal ... More


Cases and Judicial Decisions Concerning Land

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the magistrate's performance in resolving disputes over land matters. It reveals some important aspects of the magistrate's judgment regarding land disputes. The material ... More


Tierra y Libertad: Reclaiming Individual and Collective Space

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the ongoing land disputes in the southwest stemming from the land confirmations that followed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, situated against the historically and culturally ... More


Five Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter discusses some cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. The first case mentioned here titled “Inglose v. Haldeyn” originated in East Anglia. The case ... More


Land Tenure and the Collective-Interests Individual

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter talks about land tenure arrangements and aims to show how people notice its supply. It is stated that land and its availability is a core feature of an agricultural economy, and that the ... More


From Indigenous movement to Indigenous Management: Conflict and Accommodation in Chorti Maya Ethnopolitics

William M. Loker

in The Ch′orti′ Maya Area: Past and Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033310
eISBN:
9780813039527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033310.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines the conflict and accommodation in Ch'orti' Maya ethnopolitics. It explores the Ch'orti' Maya “recovery of ancestral lands” in Western Honduras, particularly the emerging ... More


Land Disputes, the Informal City, and Environmental Discourse in Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how land has become “contested space” desired by opposing interests. The “interests” that are described encourage the government to remove residents and workers from land coveted ... More


12 Tierra y Libertad: Reclaiming Individual and Collective Space

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the ongoing land disputes in the southwest stemming from the land confirmations that followed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, situated against the historically and culturally ... More


Rival Concessionaires

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses issues concerning the emergence of rivalry in land concessions in Mexico. It explains that when the American financiers, railroad men, and politicians entered Mexico they ... More


Movements for Land Rights in Democratic Indonesia

Iqra Anugrah

in Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter deals with land rights, which have long been a matter of contention in Indonesia. It argues that a wave of peasant protests in the late Suharto period—and, in particular, a series of ... More


Introduction

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book sheds light on the relationship between the English of colonial Georgia and the surrounding Indian communities. The book focuses on Anglo-Creek diplomacy during the period 1733 until 1763, ... More


‘The Time When Politics Came’: Party Politics and Local Conflict

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In January 1955, Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah visited the Lawra District. Shortly after this visit, the already problematic relations between the Nandom Naa and the Lambussie Kuoro, as well as those ... More


Making a Hopi Nation: “Anglo” Law Comes to Hopi Country

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Hopi reservation occupies 1.5 million acres of those aboriginal lands promised them by Maasaw in northeastern Arizona. Over the course of the twentieth century, however, considerable concessions ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 13, pp. 7–8: September 12, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on September 12, 1907, featuring a fictional letter describing hostilities with the Turks over lands on the Persian side of the mountains between Salmas and ... More


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