Large-scale land acquisitions: focus on South-East Asia

4e de couv.: Large-scale land acquisitions, or "land grabbing", has become a key research topic among scholars interested in agrarian change, development, and the environment. The term "land acquisitions" refers to a highly contested process in terms of governance and impacts on livelihoods and human rights. This book focuses on South-East Asia. A series of thematic and in-depth case studies put "land grabbing" into specific historical and institutional contexts. The volume also offers a human rights analysis of the phenomenon, examining the potential and limits of human rights mechanisms aimed at preventing and mitigating land grabs' negative consequences


Publication infos:
Leiden, Brill Nijhoff, [Geneva], Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2015
Publication year:
2015
Number of pages:
xx, 300 p.
Collection:
International Development Policy
Call number:
P 7/275
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