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The Resource Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state, edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, (electronic resource)

Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state, edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, (electronic resource)

Label
Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state
Title
Land, law and politics in Africa
Title remainder
mediating conflict and reshaping the state
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This book offers a series of new studies on the dynamics of political and legal culture as well as of conflict management in contemporary Africa, taking inspiration from and honoring the scholarly contributions and impact of Prof. Gerti Hesseling (1946-2009) in African Studies
Member of
Dewey number
303.6096
Index
index present
Language note
Contributions in English or French
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Abbink, J
  • Bruijn, Mirjam de
  • Hesseling, Gerti
Series statement
African dynamics
Series volume
v. 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Land tenure
  • Land use, Rural
  • Law
  • Customary law
  • Economic development
  • Conflict management
  • Africa
Label
Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state, edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This project was envisaged as a testimony to the inspirational legacy of Professor Gerti Hesseling (1946-2009), the Dutch legal scholar and Africanist"--Introduction
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliography of the works of Gerti Hesseling
Color
multicolored
Contents
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
Control code
ocn776660427
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004218062
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613334862
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776660427
Label
Land, law and politics in Africa : mediating conflict and reshaping the state, edited by Jan Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"This project was envisaged as a testimony to the inspirational legacy of Professor Gerti Hesseling (1946-2009), the Dutch legal scholar and Africanist"--Introduction
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliography of the works of Gerti Hesseling
Color
multicolored
Contents
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
Control code
ocn776660427
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004218062
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613334862
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776660427

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