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Good-bye to the Public-Private Divide

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the issue of land ownership, with particular attention to the distinction between private and public lands. One major difference between private and public land ownership ... More


Case Study. The Dramatic Rise of Individual Farming in Albania: Causes and Effects

Azeta Cungu and Johan F. M. Swinnen

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/9780199242177.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since agriculture accounts for a significant portion in Albania's total GDP and because of its large farming population, agrarian reform has played no small part in the economic reforms imposed ... More


Idolatry of Land

Georgette Chapman Poindexter

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While idolatry refers to how a true god is superseded by a material image of a false god, W. J. T. Mitchell in his essay entitled ‘Holy Landscape: Israel, Palestine and the American Wilderness’ ... More


Oil and Water: The Public and the Private on Southern California Beaches, 1920–1950

Sarah S. Elkind

in How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind.6
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter illustrates how most of Los Angeles' beaches and adjacent lands were in private hands in the 1920s; some private holdings dated from eighteenth-century Spanish land grants. Much of this ... More


Public Lands in Hawai‘i: The Impact of State and Federal Ownership and Management

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter illustrates how federal and state governments and their agencies own 48 percent of Hawaiʻi’s land. The federal government owns or leases roughly 19 percent, and the Hawaiʻi State ... More


Land Categories

Blouin Katherine

in Triangular Landscapes: Environment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199688722
eISBN:
9780191767876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688722.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The carbonized archives from Thmuis contain close to 200 mentions of land categories and forty-six distinctive categories of land in the Mendesian papyri from before Diocletian. This typology, which ... More


Public Parks from Private Lands

Laura Alice Watt and David Lowenthal

in Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520277076
eISBN:
9780520966420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277076.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores the history of making parks from privately owned lands, a process that at first relied on donations from states or wealthy individuals, but gradually involved the direct ... More


The Changing Pattern of Animal Ownership and Fodder Provisioning

Rita Brara

in Shifting Landscapes: The Making and Remaking of Village Commons in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673012
eISBN:
9780199081813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673012.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes the changing practices of animal ownership, fodder provisioning, and the production of pastoral space in the village and beyond in relation to the heterogeneous and stratified ... More


City of Forests: Planting One Million Trees

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter three describes the heart of the MillionTreesNYC campaign: planting one million trees. It focuses on the organizational, governance, and material arrangements involved in transforming the ... More


Integration into the Nation-State and the Beginnings of a Rapanui Identity Discourse

Riet Delsing

in Articulating Rapa Nui: Polynesian Cultural Politics in a Latin American Nation-State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851682
eISBN:
9780824868024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851682.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter discusses the cooptation of some Rapanui leaders by successive Chilean governments and, simultaneously, the growing articulation of a Rapanui identity discourse between the 1960s and ... More


Visions of a Green Tokyo

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines visions of a green Tokyo that were stirred by the earthquake and fires of September 1923 through the American occupation of 1945–1952. It considers two visionary designs ... More


An American Law of Property

Lawrence M. Friedman

in A History of American Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190070885
eISBN:
9780190070922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070885.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the history of American property law, covering the law of private land, the law of mortgages, succession, and intellectual property. In America, land was at first the basic ... More


Administering Coercion

Martha Lampland

in The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226314600
eISBN:
9780226314747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314747.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an outline of the administrative apparatus of the party/state in its early years, and considers the process of collectivization in terms of the actual workings of cooperative ... More


Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Rose Stremlau

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the federal government sought to forcibly assimilate Native Americans into American society through systematized land allotment. This book ... More


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