Places of Possibility: Property, Nature and Community Land Ownership (Antipode Book Series)
By: A. Fiona D. MacKenzie (author)Hardback
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Through original research conducted in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Places of Possibility shows how community land ownership can open up the political, social, environmental, and economic terrain to more socially just and sustainable possibilities than private ownership. * Reveals how community land ownership is more just and sustainable than private ownership * Features original theoretical insights into ideas of property and nature that disrupt the process of neoliberalisation * Based on original research conducted by the author in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland
A. Fiona D. Mackenzie is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Honorary Professor, University of the Highlands and Islands. Professor Mackenzie has carried out in-depth qualitative research on the Isle of Harris, the Outer Hebrides, and is the author of Land, Ecology and Resistance in Kenya, 1880-1952 (1998).
List of Maps viii List of Photographs ix List of Tables x Acknowledgements xi 1 Placing Possibility 1 2 Working Property 34 3 Working Nature 79 4 Working the Wind 127 5 Working Places 175 6 Conclusion Working Possibilities 214 References 227 Index 248
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