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Securing Land Rights in Africa : European Journal of Development Research - Tor A. Benjaminsen

Securing Land Rights in Africa

European Journal of Development Research

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Published: 15th January 2003
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This collection of research papers from across the African continent illustrates the complex and ever-changing rules of the land tenure game, and how government legislation and reform (formalization) interact with local innovations (informalization) to form land tenure systems. Benjaminsen (Agricult

Forewordp. vii
Abstractsp. x
Formalisation and Informalisation of Land and Water Rights in Africa: An Introductionp. 1
Reinventing Institutions: Bricolage and the Social Embeddedness of Natural Resource Managementp. 11
Neither Tragedy Nor Enclosure: Are There Inherent Human Rights in Water Management in Zimbabwe's Communal Lands?p. 31
The Interplay Between Formal and Informal Systems of Managing Resource Conflicts: Some Evidence from South-Western Tanzaniap. 51
Scrambling for Land in Tanzania: Processes of Formalisation and Legitimisation of Land Rightsp. 71
When Farmers Use 'Pieces of Paper' to Record Their Land Transactions in Francophone Rural Africa: Insights into the Dynamics of Institutional Innovationp. 89
Monetary Land Transactions in Western Burkina Faso: Commoditisation, Papers and Ambiguitiesp. 109
Race for the Prize: Land Transactions and Rent Appropriation in the Malian Cotton Zonep. 129
Custom, Contracts and Cadastres in North-West Rwandap. 153
Indexp. 173
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ISBN: 9780714653808
ISBN-10: 0714653802
Series: European Journal of Development Research
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 15th January 2003
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.25 x 17.22  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1