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Title The rights and wrongs of land restitution : 'restoring what was ours' / edited by Derick Fay and Deborah James.

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge-Cavendish, 2009.

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 UniM Law  KB 205 FAY    DUE 20-10-19
Physical description xx, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes Chiefly papers from a double panel discussion held at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in 2005.
"A GlassHouse book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 'Restoring what was ours': An introduction / Derick Fay, Deborah James 1 -- Anthropology of restitution 2 -- Restitution: a temporal process 6 -- Property, community, government: citizen or subject? 11 -- 2 Property, subjection and protected areas: The 'restitution' of Dwesa-Cwebe Nature Reserve, South Africa / Derick Fay 25 -- Grounding claims to land 27 -- Bundles of duties, handfuls of rights 33 -- Effectiveness of rights 35 -- New forms of subjection 36 -- 3 'They should be killed': Forest restitution, ethnic groups and patronage in post-socialist Romania / Stefan Dorondel 43 -- Property, access and patronage in the post-socialist context 44 -- Decollectivization and forest restitution 46 -- Patronage, access and deforestation: mechanisms at work 51 -- 4 Lie of the land: Identity politics and the Canadian land claims process in Labrador / Evie Plaice 67 -- Interim 68 -- Restitution 74 -- Associations 76 -- 5 Antithesis of restitution? A note on the dynamics of land negotiations in the Yukon, Canada / Paul Nadasdy 85 -- Giving land 88 -- Competing conceptions of 'balance' in land selection 93 -- 6 Enacting sovereignty in a colonized space: The Yolngu of Blue Mud Bay meet the native title process / Frances Morphy 99 -- Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cwlth) 100 -- Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth) 101 -- Colonization and encapsulation: the Yolngu view 102 -- Performance and enactment: the ritual space of the court 104 -- Witness statement - neither fish nor fowl? 108 -- Yolngu response 110 -- 7 Ethnoracial land restitution: Finding Indians and fugitive slave descendants in the Brazilian Northeast / Jan Hoffman French 123 -- Land restitution claims as spurred by the disappointment of development projects 125 -- 'Discovery' of indigenous and black identities 127 -- Multiple meanings of land and their impact on the value of restitution 129 -- Factions and ruptures in the Mocambo 'community' 133 -- Being black or Indian when land is at stake 136 -- 8 Will-to-community: Between loss and reclamation in Cape Town / Christiaan Beyers 141 -- Question of community 144 -- Racially differentiated citizenship 147 -- Broken self 149 -- Reconciling the old and the new 152 -- Practical aspirations for a new District Six 155 -- Apprehensions for a new District Six 157 -- 9 Through the prism: Local reworking of land restitution settlements in South Africa / Yves Van Leynseele, Paul Hebinck 163 -- Competing discourses of land restitution 164 -- Case study 1 Cattle and the struggle for the city: Mandlazini 166 -- Case study 2 Seeking common ground, finding hidden claims: the Makhoba Community Project 172 -- Emergent properties of land restitution 178 -- 10 Duenos de todo y de nada! (Owners of all and nothing): Restitution of Indian territories in the Central Andes of Peru / Monique Nuijten, David Lorenzo 185 -- Endowment versus restitution 185 -- Peruvian land reform: the SAIS as creature of the state 190 -- Restitution of land and indigenous rights in a new political climate 202 -- Conclusion: rights, recognition and restitution 204 -- 11 Que sucede con PROCEDE? (What is happening with PROCEDE?): The end of land restitution in rural Mexico / Kristina Tiedje 209 -- Indigenous organizing and the state 212 -- Background to restitution 213 -- Land restitution and endowments 215 -- Neo-liberalism and the end of land restitution 224 -- 12 'We'll never give in to the Indians': Opposition to restitution in New York State / Brian Blancke 235 -- Indian land claims (in the eastern US) 236 -- Public reaction to the 1979 Cayuga land claim settlement 238 -- Sources of public anger 242 -- Cayuga Work Group's response to the public opposition 251.
Summary This title offers a critical, comparative ethnographic, examination of land restitution programs. Drawing on memories and histories of past dispossession, governments, NGOs, informal movements and individual claimants worldwide have attempted to restore and reclaim rights in land.
Other author Fay, Derick.
James, Deborah, Dr.
American Anthropological Association. Meeting (2005)
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Land titles.
Reparations for historical injustices.
ISBN 9780415461085 (hbk.)
9780203895498 ebook
0415461081 (hbk.)
0203895495 ebook
9780415574495 (paperback)
0415574498 (paperback)