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Land reform in South Africa : an uneven transformation

Author: Brent McCusker; William G Moseley; Maano Ramutsindela
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This thoughtful book explores the history and ongoing dilemmas of land use and land reform in South Africa. Including both theoretical and applied examples of the evolution of South Africa's current geography of land use, the authors provide a succinct overview of land reform and evaluate the range of policies conceived over time to redress the country's stark racial land imbalance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCusker, Brent, author.
Land reform in South Africa
(DLC) 2015032711
(OCoLC)910856293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brent McCusker; William G Moseley; Maano Ramutsindela
ISBN: 9781442207189 1442207183
OCLC Number: 926048980
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The multiple meanings of land and agrarian change --
Theorizing land reform and agrarian change --
Theoretical insights for land reform --
The making of land policy before 1948 --
Post-1948 land questions and territorial dominance --
Space, race, and the fall and rise of hegemonic blocs --
The ideals versus the realities of land reform --
Continuity and change in the former Bantustans --
Land reform, farmworkers, and commercial farming areas --
Tenure reform and small-scale agriculture in the "coloured reserves" --
The land question in national parks --
The urban built environment and land claims --
Conclusion: land reform for what? Reengaging epistemological and pragmatic questions.
Responsibility: Brent McCusker, William G. Moseley, and Maano Ramutsindela.

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This book explores South Africa's land reform program in the post-Apartheid era. Examining land use and land reform from a deep historical perspective, it draws on key recent case studies to assess  Read more...

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