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Title:Land struggles and civil society in Southern Africa
Editors:Helliker, KirkISNI
Murisa, TendaiISNI
Year:2011
Pages:332
Language:English
City:Trenton, NJ
Publisher:Africa World Press
ISBN:1592218164; 9781592218165
Geographic terms:Southern Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:land reform
civil society
agricultural policy
Abstract:The contributions to this volume are based on orginal field research on land struggles and civil society in Southern Africa or the SADC countries conducted by the African Institute for Agrarian Studies (AIAS), Harare, Zimbabwe. The essays, most of which are diachronic, covering colonial and postcolonial periods, are: Contemporary rural realities in Southern Africa (T. Murisa, K. Helliker); Land reform and marginalised communities in the Eastern Cape countryside of post-apartheid South Africa (K. Helliker); Social mobilisation of farm workers and dwellers in the Eastern Cape (South Africa) (L. Naidoo); Lacuna in rural agency: the case of Zimbabwe's agrarian reforms (T. Murisa); The Hai||om and Etosha: a case study of resettlement in Namibia (the San Development Project) (U. Dieckmann); Genesis and role of the peasant movement in Mozambique (D. Nhampossa); Winners and losers in land reforms in Botswana: the case of Ngamiland and Kgalagadi Districts (L.Magole, J.E. Mbaiwa); Land reform in Zambia and civil society experiences (H. Machina, C. Sorensen); and Land rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo - a new model of rights for forest-dependent communities? (C. Long). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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