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Land, law and politics in Africa

J. Abbink

Land, law and politics in Africa

mediating conflict and reshaping the state

by J. Abbink

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural Land use,
  • Customary law,
  • Government policy,
  • Economic development,
  • Law,
  • Conflict management,
  • Land tenure

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn
    SeriesAfrican dynamics -- v. 10, African dynamics -- 10.
    ContributionsHesseling, Gerti
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD966 .L35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078802M
    ISBN 109789004217386
    LC Control Number2011042770

      Politics trumps policy in the push for a constitutional amendment to expressly allow land expropriation without compensation. That much became clear at Thursday’s bruising and at times chaotic. “POLITICS AND LAW: ANATOMY OF THE SIAMESE TWINS Far East and Ibn Khaldun in North Africa,5the distinction between the two realms of politics and law is blurred. The The reality is that the relationship between law and politics is symbiotic. Politics often determines the law in any jurisdiction in the same manner thatFile Size: 1MB.

    Published in association with the British Institute in Eastern Africa. Ambreena Manji is Professor of Land Law and Development at the School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University. Between and , she was Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa. Her books include The Politics of Land Reform in Africa (). TY - BOOK. T1 - Land, Law and Politics in Africa. Mediating Conflict and Reshaping the State. A2 - Abbink, G.J. A2 - de Bruijn, M. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book editing. SN - T3 - African Dynamics. BT - Land, Law and Politics in Africa. Mediating Conflict and Reshaping the State. PB - Brill Academic Publishers. CY - Leiden Cited by: 4.

    Using comparative research to theorize about the politics of industrial policy in countries in the early stages of capitalist transformation that also experience the pressures of elections due to democratization, this book provides four in-depth African country studies that illustrate the challenges to economic transformation and the politics Cited by: Free download from ww p ress. 1 Introduction Ruth Hall and Lungisile Ntsebeza Background From 25 to 27 March , the Harold Wolpe Memorial Trust (HWMT) hosted a conference entitled ‘The Land Question in South Africa: The Challenge of Transformation and Redistribution’ at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town.


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