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Title:Special issue: farm dwellers, the forgotten people? Consequences of conversions to private wildlife production in South Africa
Editor:Spierenburg, MarjaISNI
Periodical:Journal of Contemporary African Studies (ISSN 1469-9397)
City of publisher:Abingdon
Publisher:Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:national parks and reserves
private sector
agricultural land
wild animals
agricultural workers
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjca20/32/2
Abstract:The papers in this special issue are part of the result of the research project 'Farm dwellers, the forgotten people? Consequences of conversions to private wildlife production in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape' (South Africa), which was conducted by a group of researchers from the VU University Amsterdam between 2007-2012. Contributions: Private game farming and its social consequences in post-apartheid South Africa: contestations over wildlife, property and agrarian futures (Marja Spierenburg, Shirley Brooks); Wildlife policy matters: inclusion and exclusion by means of organisational and discursive boundaries (Dhoya Snijders); The fractured state in the governance of private game farming: the case of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa (Tariro Kamuti ); Game farm conversions and the land question: unpacking present contradictions and historical continuities in farm dwellers' tenure insecurity in Cradock (Nomalanga Mkhize); Game fences in the Karoo: reconfiguring spatial and social relations (Femke Brandt, Marja Spierenburg); An anatomy of dispossession: post-apartheid land rights and farm dweller relocation in the context of a private game reserve initiative, northern KwaZulu-Natal (Shirley Brooks, Liv Kjelstrup); Safe-guarding the colonial present: game farms on the frontier in KwaZulu-Natal's 'Battlefields Route' (Jenny Josefsson ). [ASC Leiden abstract]