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Municipal Governments, Socialist Land Masters, and Urban Land Battles

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 2 discusses local politics at the municipal government level. It focuses on land battles in the urban core between high‐ranking state units (or “socialist land masters”) ... More


Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Gus Van Harten

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The recent explosion of investment treaty arbitration marks a major transformation of both international and public law, above all because of the manner in which states have delegated core powers of ... More


The Crisis of Developmentalism and the Rural Labor Movement in North‐East Brazil

Anthony W. Pereira

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores the emergence of a combative rural labour movement since the late 1970s in North‐east Brazil, with primary emphasis on the state of Pernambuco. Confounding the emphasis on autonomy, ... More


Case Study. Property Rights: Access to Land and Forest Resources in Uganda

W. S. Gombya-Ssembajjwe, A. Y. Banana, and J. Bahati

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/9780199242177.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since property rights entail certain rules that every person has to comply with especially in terms of interactions with other people, property rights also have an effect on incentives and on the ... More


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


 Egalitarianism and Assets: God the Economist

Joshua A. Berman

in Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

Class may be defined as the formation of groups around the extraction, production, transformation, distribution, exchange, and consumption of economic surplus. A program for an egalitarian order, ... More


Afterword

Katherine Mandusic Finley

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0043
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents comments from the new executive director, Katherine Finley, on present-day challenges and the Organization of American Historians' responses to them. Among these are the crisis ... More


Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Mark Rifkin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The book explores the creation and extension of U.S. jurisdiction in the antebellum period, particularly over Native Americans and former Mexicans. It examines how U.S. law recodes the identities and ... More


Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Using a risk management framework, the book discusses the landscape of U.S. higher education and faculty employment decisions. Topics include institutional differences, challenges facing colleges and ... More


The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Stephen Baxter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book constitutes a major reappraisal of the late Anglo-Saxon state on the eve of its demise. Its principal focus is the family of Ealdorman Leofwine, which obtained power in Mercia and retained ... More


Milton and the Regicide

Martin Dzelzainis

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses Milton and his idea of regicide. It discusses his The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates and the concepts of regicide, tyrranicide, and enemy found in his work. Milton's Tenure ... More


Women without Men

Allyson M. Poska

in Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.003.01
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Focusing on the historical and demographic situation in Galicia, this chapter provides an overview of the region's history, poverty, its systems of land tenure and land use, and the impact of ... More


The Leofwinesons' Land

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses the Domesday Book to map and quantify the estates held by the house of Leofwine, and to suggest how they were acquired. The Leofwinesons held land in twenty-one different shires ... More


Lordship and the House of Leofwine

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter deploys a new, computer-assisted method of interpreting the representation of lordship and tenure in the Domesday Book, and thus reconstructs the extent and nature of the Leofwinesons' ... More


The Legal Status of Customary Land Tenure Systems and the Protection of Communal Property in Cameroon

Walters Nsoh

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The ownership and utilisation of communal property are very much tied to the modern land tenure systems of most sub-Saharan African countries, which nevertheless still rely on the customary land ... More


The Land Issue before and during the Refugee Resettlement: LAND TENURE AND RURAL SOCIAL STRUCTURE IN MACEDONIA

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the forms of land tenure in different parts of Macedonia in order to provide a better understanding of the practices of the rural resettlement of refugees and ... More


The Legal Conditions of Ager Publicus

Saskia T. Roselaar

in Public Land in the Roman Republic: A Social and Economic History of Ager Publicus in Italy, 396-89 BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577231
eISBN:
9780191723414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577231.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the various legal conditions to which ager publicus could be subject. It argues that whereas in the early history of the Republic the only kind of ager publicus was the ager ... More


Age and Tenure

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines age and tenure in the SCI. The average age of appointment to the SCI was 58.5. The age of appointees depended to some extent on who was the CJI. There is, of course, some ... More


Chiefs, States, and the Land

Jeffrey Herbst

in States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164137
eISBN:
9781400852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which Africa’s centralized states have been able to broadcast power into rural areas by focusing on ongoing disputes over land tenure. The role of local elites in ... More


The Gradual Erosion of the Social Security Function of Customary Land Tenure Arrangements in Lineage-based Societies

Jean-Philippe Platteau

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that economic development has eroded the effectiveness of land tenure arrangements in African village societies. It discusses the growing incidence of exclusionary practices, the ... More


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