On African Land Holding: A Review of Tenurial Change and Land Policies in Anglophone Africa (Studies in African Economic & Social Development S. v. 16

On African Land Holding: A Review of Tenurial Change and Land Policies in Anglophone Africa (Studies in African Economic & Social Development S. v. 16

By: Henry W. West (author)Hardback

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A review of past and present land tenurial change and the recommended future of land policies in anglophone Africa. Political events and difficulties provide the focus behind the investigation of needs and potentials of modernization and alternative ideological solutions.

Contents

The study of African tenurial systems; on indigenous settlement, European incursion and colonial rule; land policies - independence and beyond (Ghana, Nigeria - Tanzinia, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia - Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa); on formalizing the land tenurial system; towards a national land code; the Republic of South Africa - an appreciation of post-aparteid land reform intentions; the prospects of democratic physical planning in anglophone Africa; a speculative view of future land resource relationships in sub-Saharan Africa. Appendices: brief chronologies of recent political and other events in sub-Saharan countries; bibilography of principal sources referred to in the text.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773475151
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780773475151
  • ISBN10: 077347515X

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