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Author Lesorogol, Carolyn K., 1965-

Title Contesting the commons : privatizing pastoral lands in Kenya / Carolyn K. Lesorogol.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  333.3167627 LESO MJ17    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 250 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-243) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Ethnographic setting, field sites, and research methods -- 3. Colonial and postcolonial contexts for land tenure in Kenya -- 4. Land adjudication in Siambu : the struggle over privatization -- 5. The political dynamics of privatization -- 6. Experiences in education, the military, and employment -- 7. The impact of privatization of land on livelihoods -- 8. Privatization and behavior : evidence from experimental games -- 9. Conclusion.
Subject Commons -- Kenya -- Samburu District.
Land tenure -- Social aspects -- Kenya -- Samburu District.
Privatization -- Social aspects -- Kenya -- Samburu District.
Samburu District (Kenya) -- Social conditions.
Samburu District (Kenya) -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 9780472070244 (cloth : alk. paper)
047207024X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472050246 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472050249 (pbk. : alk. paper)