The Politics of Land Reform in Africa

From Communal Tenure to Free Markets

Ambreena Manji

The Politics of Land Reform in Africa

Ambreena Manji

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160 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $38.95 ISBN: 9781842774953 Published August 2006 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. INTRODUCTION
The Politics of Land Reform in Africa; Altering Land Relations; The Revival of 'Law and Development'; Structure and Agency in 'Law and Development';Collateral Damage; Conclusion

2. CONTEMPORARY LAND REFORM IN AFRICA
Defining Land Reform; Afrian Land Questions; Chronologies of Land Reform; Conclusion

3. PAYING FOR LAW: THE WORLD BANK AND BILATERAL DONORS
Promoting the Rule of Law; The Role of the World Bank in the Privatisation of Land; The Role of Bilateral Donors; Linking the Global and the Local; The Global Land Reform Network; Conclusion

4. MAKING LAW: INSIDE THE 'LAW LABORATORY'
The Role of Lawyers; The 'Law Laboratory' in the Network of Land Reform; The Politics of Legal Methodology; Conclusion

5. CONTESTING LAW? 'GENDER PROGRESSIVE' GROUPS AND RURAL MOVEMENTS
Case Studies: Gender Progressive Groups in East Africa; Ideologies and Tactics of Rural Movements; Conclusion

6. THE FUTURE OF LAND RELATIONS
Problems of Implementation; Worsening Gender Relations; The Role of Commercial Lenders and the Judiciary

7. CONCLUSION

Index
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