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Author Joireman, Sandra Fullerton.

Title Where there is no government : enforcing property rights in common law Africa / Sandra F. Joireman.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KR 29.2 JOIR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [186]-200) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction : land, law, and social welfare -- Ch. 2. Colonization and the myth of the customary -- Ch. 3. 'Under the circumstances, we do what we can' : entrepreneurial bureaucrats and the allocation of property rights -- Ch. 4. Property rights enforcement by other means : the role of non-governmental organizations -- Ch. 5. Private enforcement of property rights : the demand for specialists in violence -- Ch. 6. In search of order : state systems of property rights enforcement and their failings -- Ch. 7. Drawing conclusions.
Subject Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Africa, English-speaking.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Ghana.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Kenya.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Uganda.
ISBN 9780199782482 (hbk.)