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  • Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

    by Simon Winchester

    From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back.In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line and westward from the Arkansas boundary to stake claims on the thousands of acres of unclaimed pastures and meadows. Across the twentieth century, water ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

    by Guy Shrubsole

    ‘A formidable, brave and important book’ Robert MacfarlaneWho owns England?Behind this simple question lies this country’s oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England’s elite came to own our land, and an inspiring manifesto for how to open up our countryside once more.This book has been a long time coming. Since 1086, in fact. For centuries, England’s elite have covered up how ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Book of Trespass

    Crossing the Lines that Divide Us

    by Nick Hayes

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA GUARDIAN, I AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION'Brilliant, passionate and political . . . The Book of Trespass will make you see landscapes differently' Robert Macfarlane'A remarkable and truly radical work, loaded with resonant truths' George Monbiot</p... ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD

  • Recognizing Aboriginal Title

    The Mabo Case and Indigenous Resistance to English-Settler Colonialism

    by Peter Russell

    series Heritage
    A judicial revolution occurred in 1992 when Australia's highest court discarded a doctrine that had stood for two hundred years, that the country was a terra nullius – a land of no one – when the white man arrived. The proceedings were known as the Mabo Case, named for Eddie Koiki Mabo, the Torres Strait Islander who fought the notion that the Australian Aboriginal people did not have a system of ... Read more

    $60.16 AUD

  • Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing

    by Josh Ryan-Collins and 3 more

    Why are house prices in many advanced economies rising faster than incomes? Why isn’t land and location taught or seen as important in modern economics? What is the relationship between the financial system and land?In this accessible but provocative guide to the economics of land and housing, the authors reveal how many of the key challenges facing modern economies - including housing crises, ... Read more

    $34.53 AUD

  • Commoning the City

    Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics

    by Derya Özkan and 1 more

    This collection seeks to expand the limits of current debates about urban commoning practices that imply a radical will to establish collaborative and solidarity networks based on anti-capitalist principles of economics, ecology and ethics.The chapters in this volume draw on case studies in a diversity of urban contexts, ranging from Detroit, USA to Kyrenia, Cyprus – on urban gardening and land ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Land Law and Policy in Papua New Guinea

    by John T. Mugambwa and 1 more

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. ... Read more

    $98.22 AUD

  • Optimize Land Law

    by Emma Warner-Reed

    series Optimize
    The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to:Understand the law and remember the detailsusing diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the law fits togetherContextualise your knowledgeidentifying and explaining how to apply leg... ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD

  • Community Futures, Legal Architecture

    Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    by Marcia Langton and 1 more

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local communities, paradoxically surrounded by wealth-producing projects. Another critical commonality is the ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions

    by Evans Osabuohien

    Several studies have investigated the impetus and implications behind large-scale land acquisitions/deals at the global level; however, intranational factors within communities and societies have not received much attention from researchers. The Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions examines the economic, sociological, and environmental ... Read more

    $366.40 AUD

  • Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative?

    A critical review of 50 years of land law reform in Eastern Africa 1961 – 2011

    by Patrick McAuslan

    series Law, Development and Globalization
    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 – 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms, and pursues a contrast between transformational and traditional developments; where the former aim at change designed to ensure social ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  •  «Дачная амнистия» и новые правила приватизации  земельных участков

    Справочник землепользователя

    by Виктор Щёлоков

    Данная брошюра подготовлена председателем совета директоров «Центра юридической поддержки землепользователей» В. В. Щёлоковым и призвана помочь всем землепользователям, землевладельцам и собственникам земельных участков разобраться в их правах на землю, в вопросах наследования земли, грамотно распорядиться участком или закрепить права на землю, которые ранее не были оформлены надлежащим образом. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes volume two of a two volume examination of development community land issues in Southern Africa. Following from volume one Southern African Development Community Land Issues, this book considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become ... Read more

    $69.73 AUD

  • Land Rights, Biodiversity Conservation and Justice

    Rethinking Parks and People

    by Sharlene Mollett and 1 more

    series Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development
    In the context of sustainable development, recent land debates tend to construct two porous camps. On the one side, norms of land justice and their advocates dictate that people’s rights to tenure security are tantamount and even sometimes key to successful conservation practice. On the other hand, biodiversity protection and conservation advocates, supported by global environmental organizations ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Suffering for Territory

    Race, Place, and Power in Zimbabwe

    by Donald S. Moore

    Since 2000, black squatters have forcibly occupied white farms across Zimbabwe, reigniting questions of racialized dispossession, land rights, and legacies of liberation. Donald S. Moore probes these contentious politics by analyzing fierce disputes over territory, sovereignty, and subjection in the country’s eastern highlands. He focuses on poor farmers in Kaerezi who endured colonial evictions ... Read more

    $38.05 AUD

  • Aménagement rural et qualification territoriale

    Les indications géographiques en France et en Europe

    by Marc Dedeire

    series Regional Integration and Social Cohesion
    L’objectif de cet ouvrage est triple : il pose d’abord la question du rôle de la qualité, comme concept et outil, et des ressources territoriales dans le développement local et l’aménagement rural. Il permet ensuite, à travers les questions de l’enjeu de l’alimentation, de la gestion des espaces ruraux et du foncier, d’interroger les instruments de la qualification territoriale à partir de l ... Read more

    $71.05 AUD

  • Perspectives for Agroecosystem Management:

    Balancing Environmental and Socio-economic Demands

    by Peter Schroder and 2 more

    Sustainable agriculture is a key concept for scientists, researchers, and agricultural engineers alike.This book focuses on the FAM- project (FAM Munich Research Network on Agroecosystems) of the 1990s as a means to assessing, forecasting, and evaluating changes in the agroecosystems that are necessary for agricultural sustainability. The management of two separate management systems: an organic ... Read more

    $86.12 AUD

  • La pénurie en eau est-elle inéluctable ?

    Une approche institutionnaliste de lévolution du mode dusage de leau en Espagne et au Maroc

    by Arnaud Buchs

    series EcoPolis
    Sécheresse, aridité, pénurie en eau, sont des termes parfois présentés comme synonymes. Questionnant cette apparente évidence, l’auteur focalise son analyse sur la notion de pénurie en eau et oppose aux travaux centrés sur la rareté physique des ressources en eau une approche qui place les usages de l’eau au cœur de l’explication. Tiré d’une thèse de doctorat, cet ouvrage propose un examen des ... Read more

    $94.37 AUD

  • Proving Up

    Domesticating Land in U.S. History

    by Lisi Krall

    Uses the interdisciplinary approach of evolutionary economics to explore the history of land domestication in the United States.On July 9, 1920, William Krall, a coal miner in Wyoming, was shot by his neighbor in a dispute over water as he attempted to “prove up” and gain title to his homestead. Attempting to understand her grandfather’s passion and determination for making his own 160 acres of ... Read more

    $41.46 AUD

  • The Origin of Property in Land

    by Fustel De Coulanges

    series Routledge Revivals
    De Coulanges original study provided a historical view of how land has become property which was then translated and published in 1891 by M. Ashley, not just to bring this study to an English reader but to provide a counter argument to Agrarian Communism. This edition also contains an introductory chapter on the origin of the manor house in England. This title will be of interest to students of ... Read more

    $53.56 AUD

  • Many Nations under Many Gods

    Public Land Management and American Indian Sacred Sites

    by Todd Allin Morman

    The lands the United States claims sovereignty over by right of the Doctrine of Discovery are home to more than five hundred Indian nations, each with its own distinct culture, religion, language, and history. Yet these Indians, and federal Indian law, rarely factor into the decisions of the country’s governing class—as recent battles over national monuments on tribal sites have made painfully ... Read more

    $40.58 AUD

  • La traversée électrique des Pyrénées

    Histoire de linterconnexion entre la France et lEspagne

    by Renan Viguié

    series Histoire de l’énergie/History of Energy
    Cet ouvrage retrace l’histoire de l’interconnexion entre la France et l’Espagne de l’entre-deux-guerres à nos jours. Pour la première fois, le passage du courant à travers une frontière fait l’objet d’un travail sur la longue durée, à la fois minutieux et synthétique.À partir des archives EDF, des rapports techniques ou encore de la presse locale, l’auteur questionne l’évolution des ... Read more

    $75.45 AUD

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    by Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities.This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban context. Using the methodology of Urban Legal Anthropology, the author provides an ethnographic account ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • The Pleasure of the Crown

    Anthropology, Law and First Nations

    by Dara Culhane

    A comprehensive look at how Canadian, particularly British Columbian, society reveals itself” through its courtroom performances in Aboriginal title litigation. Focusing in particular on the Gitksan and Wet’suwet’en case, the book traces the trial of Delgamuukw. v. Regina from 1987 and 1991 to its successful appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, which issued a landmark ruling in 1997. ... Read more

    $35.19 AUD