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Title Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state / edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn.

Published Leiden : Brill ; Biggleswade : Extenza Turpin [distributor], 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KR 29.2 LAND    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series African dynamics ; v. 10.
African dynamics ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Land, law and conflict mediation in Africa / Jan Abbink -- Partenariat et interdisciplinarite: la voie alternative de Gerti Hesseling et du LASDEL / Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan & Mahaman Tidjani Alou -- Cultural models of power in Africa / Walter van Beek -- Human rights in the traditional legal system of the Nkoya people of Zambia / Wim M.J. van Binsbergen -- 'Sons of the soil': autochthony and its ambiguities in Africa and Europe / Peter Geschiere -- How can Africa develop? Reflections on theories, concepts and realities / Patrick Chabal -- L'economie sociale et solidaire pour stimuler le developpement ascendant et endogene / Abdou Salam Fall -- Land conflicts in Senegal revisited: continuities and emerging dynamics / Mayke Kaag, Yaram Gaye & Marieke Kruis -- 'More punitive penalties should be given to urban farmers': laws and politics surrounding urban agriculture in Eldoret, Kenya / Romborah R. Simiyu & Dick Foeken -- Settling border conflicts in Africa peacefully: lessons learned from the Bakassi dispute between Cameroon and Nigeria / Piet Konings -- Democracy deferred: understanding elections and the role of donors in Ethiopia / Jan Abbink -- La production d'un nouveau constitutionnalisme en Afrique : internationalisation et regionalisation du droit constitutionnel / Babacar Kante -- Le juge constitutionnel et la construction de l'etat de droit au Senegal / Fatima Diallo -- Sur les traces du droit vivant dans le labyrinthe du droit foncier et des pratiques locales au Mali / Moussa Djire -- Effectuating normative change in customary legal systems: an end to 'widow chasing' in northern Namibia? / Janine Ubink -- Decentralization and the articulation of local and regional politics in central Chad / Han van Dijk -- Conflict mobility and the search for peace in Africa / Mirjam de Bruijn & Egosha E. Osaghae.
Language notes Text in English and French.
Other author Abbink, J.
Bruijn, Mirjam de, 1962-
Subject Land tenure -- Africa.
Land use, Rural -- Government policy -- Africa.
Law -- Africa.
Customary law -- Africa.
Economic development -- Africa.
Conflict management -- Africa.
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