INTRODUCTION: LAND POLITICS IN AFRICA – CONSTITUTING AUTHORITY OVER TERRITORY, PROPERTY AND PERSONS

@inproceedings{Lund2013INTRODUCTIONLP,
  title={INTRODUCTION: LAND POLITICS IN AFRICA – CONSTITUTING AUTHORITY OVER TERRITORY, PROPERTY AND PERSONS},
  author={Christian Have Lund and Catherine E. Boone},
  year={2013}
}
Land issues are often not about land only. Rather, they invoke issues of property more broadly, implicating social and political relationships in the widest sense. Struggles over property may therefore be as much about the scope and structure of authority as about access to resources, with land claims being tightly wrapped in questions of authority, citizenship, and the politics of jurisdiction. This dynamic relationship between property and citizenship rights, on the one hand, and the… CONTINUE READING

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