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Impartible Inheritance Versus Equal Division: A Comparative Perspective Centered on Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa

Jean-Philippe Platteau and Jean-Marie Baland

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/9780199242177.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The effects of several different land tenure systems particularly on insurance and on equity, and some of the non-market mechanisms of land allocation have often been ignored by economists, except ... More


Facing an uncertain future

Camilla Toulmin

in Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter considers the future facing the people of Dlonguébougou and the wider region, given current forces at play and future scenarios. High levels of risk and uncertainty persist ... More


Introduction to Dlonguébougou

Camilla Toulmin

in Land, Investment, and Migration: Thirty-five Years of Village Life in Mali

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852766
eISBN:
9780191887147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852766.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This first chapter introduces the village and people of Dlonguébougou in Central Mali, and it describes my visits there. Lying between the desert and savannah, while it might appear remote from ... More


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