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Land, Power, and Custom: Controversies Generated by South Africa's Communal Land Rights Act

Land, Power, and Custom: Controversies Generated by South Africa's Communal Land Rights Act (Books & other media combined)

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Land tenure rights are a burning issue in South Africa, as in Africa more widely. Land, Power, and Custom explores the implications of the controversial 2004 Communal Land Rights Act, criticized for reinforcing the apartheid power structure and ignoring the interests of the common people. This compilation of essays and case studies written by experts navigates through competing viewpoints to discuss the tensions between the new democratic government and traditional tribal leaders, the land rights of affected yet isolated or marginalized groups, and concerns about the constitutionality of the CLRA itself. A DVD accompanying the book contains the affidavits of four communities challenging the Act, pleadings, hearings, and submissions, as well as the entire body of South African legislation involved in this challenge, dating back to the late nineteenth century.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsLawLaws of Specific jurisdictionsProperty lawLand & real estate law Publisher: Ohio University Press Publication Date: 01/01/2009 ISBN-13: 9780821418734  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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Aninka Claassens is a land rights activist and researcher and writer on land rights and customary tenure. Ben Cousins holds a chair in development management at the University of the Western Cape, and is director of the Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLASS).

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