Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state

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Full title: Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state / edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn.
Other authors: Abbink, J.
Bruijn, Mirjam de, 1962-
Hesseling, Gerti.
Format: Book           


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245 0 0 |a Land, law and politics in Africa :  |b mediating conflict and reshaping the state /  |c edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn. 
260 |a Leiden ;  |a Boston :  |b Brill,  |c 2011. 
300 |a ix, 386 p.  
440 0 |a African dynamics ;  |v 10 
546 |a Contributions in English or French. 
500 |a "This project was envisaged as a testimony to the inspirational legacy of Professor Gerti Hesseling (1946-2009), the Dutch legal scholar and Africanist"--Introduction. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
500 |a Includes bibliography of the works of Gerti Hesseling. 
505 0 |a Introduction: Land, law and conflict mediation in Africa / Jan Abbink -- Partenariat et interdisciplinarite: la voie alternative de Gerti Hesseling et du LASDEL / Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan & Mahaman Tidjani Alou -- Cultural models of power in Africa / Walter van Beek -- Human rights in the traditional legal system of the Nkoya people of Zambia / Wim M.J. van Binsbergen -- 'Sons of the soil': autochthony and its ambiguities in Africa and Europe / Peter Geschiere -- How can Africa develop? Reflections on theories, concepts and realities / Patrick Chabal -- L'economie sociale et solidaire pour stimuler le developpement ascendant et endogene / Abdou Salam Fall -- Land conflicts in Senegal revisited: continuities and emerging dynamics / Mayke Kaag, Yaram Gaye & Marieke Kruis -- 'More punitive penalties should be given to urban farmers': laws and politics surrounding urban agriculture in Eldoret, Kenya / Romborah R. Simiyu & Dick Foeken -- Settling border conflicts in Africa peacefully: lessons learned from the Bakassi dispute between Cameroon and Nigeria / Piet Konings -- Democracy deferred: understanding elections and the role of donors in Ethiopia / Jan Abbink -- La production d'un nouveau constitutionnalisme en Afrique : internationalisation et regionalisation du droit constitutionnel / Babacar Kante -- Le juge constitutionnel et la construction de l'etat de droit au Senegal / Fatima Diallo -- Sur les traces du droit vivant dans le labyrinthe du droit foncier et des pratiques locales au Mali / Moussa Djire -- Effectuating normative change in customary legal systems: an end to 'widow chasing' in northern Namibia? / Janine Ubink -- Decentralization and the articulation of local and regional politics in central Chad / Han van Dijk -- Conflict mobility and the search for peace in Africa / Mirjam de Bruijn & Egosha E. Osaghae. 
650 0 |a Land tenure  |z Africa. 
650 0 |a Land use, Rural  |x Government policy  |z Africa. 
650 0 |a Law  |z Africa. 
650 0 |a Customary law  |z Africa. 
650 0 |a Economic development  |z Africa. 
650 0 |a Conflict management  |z Africa. 
700 1 |a Abbink, J. 
700 1 |a Bruijn, Mirjam de,  |d 1962- 
700 1 |a Hesseling, Gerti. 
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