New Frontiers of Land Control

New Frontiers of Land Control


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415533133
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/16/2014
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nancy Lee Peluso is Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy and Professor of Society and Environment in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, USA. She is Co-Director of the Berkeley Workshop in Environmental Politics.

Christian Lund is Professor of Development Studies at Roskilde University, Denmark and the Director of the Research Unit, ProCit (Property and Citizenship in Developing Societies).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: New Frontiers of Land Control 2. Conservation Practice as Primitive Accumulation 3. Territorialization, Enclosure and Neoliberalism: Non-State Influence in Struggles over Madagascar’s Forests 4. Making Spaces, Making Subjects: Land, Enclosure and Islam in Colonial Malaya 5. Ceasefire Capitalism: Military-Private Partnerships, Resource Concessions, and Military-State Building in the Burma-China Borderlands 6. The Rifle and the Title: Paramilitary Violence, Land Grab and Land Control in Colombia 7. Privatizing the Tzuultaq'a? Private Property and Spiritual Reproduction in Post-War Guatemala 8. Emergent Forest and Private Land Regimes in Java 9. Land Grabs, Land Control, and Southeast Asian Crop Booms 10. Carbon Forestry and Agrarian Change: Access and Land Control in a Mexican Rainforest 11. Fragmented Sovereignty: Land Reform and Dispossession in Laos

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