Law, Power and Politics in Niger: Land Struggles and the Rural Code

Law, Power and Politics in Niger: Land Struggles and the Rural Code

by Christian Lund
     
 

This book analyzes the recent land tenure reform in Niger, and the eruptions of violence as a result of these measures. Through detailed analysis of these conflicts, this book elucidates the complex institutional structure of dispute management and the ambiguous nature of the rules pertaining to land rights. The book also shows how institutional and local

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This book analyzes the recent land tenure reform in Niger, and the eruptions of violence as a result of these measures. Through detailed analysis of these conflicts, this book elucidates the complex institutional structure of dispute management and the ambiguous nature of the rules pertaining to land rights. The book also shows how institutional and local competition over natural resources plays a part in the fights for jurisdiction in rural Nigeria.

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ISBN-13:
9783825834050
Publisher:
Lit Verlag
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
272

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