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Large-scale land acquisitions : focus on South-East Asia /

edited by Christophe Gironde, Christophe Golay, and Peter Messerli.

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Names: Gironde, Christophe, | Golay, Christophe, | Messerli, Peter,
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, [2016]
Series: International development policy ; v. 6.
Topics: Land tenure - Law and legislation - Southeast Asia. | Eminent domain - Southeast Asia. | Land use - Law and legislation - Southeast Asia. | Real estate development - Law and legislation - Southeast Asia. | Law and economic development. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Human Rights. | Law - Africa, Asia, Pacific & Antarctica. | Law - Non-U.S. | Law, Politics & Government.
Regions: Southeast Asia.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: Connect to eMaterial (Available to all)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 300 pages) : illustrations
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9789004304758 (electronic bk.)
9004304754 (electronic bk.)
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Language Note: English.
Summary: Large-scale land acquisitions, or 'land grabbing', has become a key research topic among scholars interested in agrarian change, development, and the environment. The term 'land acquisitions' refers to a highly contested process in terms of governance and impacts on livelihoods and human rights. In this book focusing on South-East Asia, a series of thematic and in-depth case studies put 'land grabbing' into specific historical and institutional contexts. The volume also offers a human rights analysis of the phenomenon, examining the potential and limits of human rights mechanisms aimed at preventing and mitigating land grabs' negative consequences.
Other Names: Gironde, Christophe, editor.
Golay, Christophe, editor.
Messerli, Peter, editor.

More Details for: Large-scale land acquisitions : focus on