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Giving land back or righting wrongs? Comparative issues in the study of land restitution

By Derrick Fay and Deborah James

Abstract

Land is a significant and controversial topic in South Africa. Addressing the land claims of those dispossessed in the past has proved to be a demanding, multidimensional process. In many respects the land restitution program that was launched as part of the county’s transition to democracy in 1994 has failed to meet expectations, with ordinary citizens, policymakers, and analysts questioning not only its progress but also its outcomes and parameters

Topics: GN Anthropology, HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:30980
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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