African Enclosures?: The Social Dynamics of Wetlands in Drylands

African Enclosures?: The Social Dynamics of Wetlands in Drylands

By: Hulme David (editor), Henry Bernstein (editor), Philip Woodhouse (editor)Paperback

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This book reveals a dynamic picture of African rural society in which production patterns change rapidly in response to market opportunities. These changes are driven largely by local farmers' initiatives, and are often associated with an increase in market-based access to land that is evident under both customary and private land tenure. North America: Africa World Press

Contents

From commons to enclosures? Philip Woodhouse, Henry Bernstein, David Hulme; a very decentralized development - exploiting a new wetland in the Sourou Valley, Mali, Philip Woodhouse, Pippa Chenevix-Trench, Martin Tessougue; uncommon property - the scramble for wetland in Southern Kenya, Christopher Southgate, David Hulme; modernizing communal lands - evolving resource use in the Shoshong Hills, Botswana, Andrew Clayton, Philip Woodhouse; the Mutale River Valley - an apartheid oasis, Edward Lahiff; whose environments? whose livelihoods, Henry Bernstein, Philip Woodhouse, David Hulme.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780852554166
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780852554166
  • ISBN10: 0852554168

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