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The Resource Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa, Carola Lentz

Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa, Carola Lentz

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Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa
Title
Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa
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Carola Lentz
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Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on an area of the savannah in northern Ghana and southwestern Burkina Faso, Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa explores how rural populations have secured, contested, and negotiated access to land and how they have organized their communities despite being constantly on the move as farmers or migrant laborers. Carola Lentz seeks to understand how those who claim native status hold sway over others who are perceived to have come later. As conflicts over land, agriculture, and labor have multiplied in Africa, Lentz shows how politics and power play decisive roles in determi
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EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa, Carola Lentz
Label
Land, mobility, and belonging in West Africa, Carola Lentz
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gh6b4
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pushing frontiers: the social organization of mobility -- Staking claims: earth shrines, ritual power, and property rights -- Setting boundaries, negotiating entitlements: contested borders and bundles of rights -- Ethnicity, autochthony, and politics of belonging -- History versus history: contemporary land conflicts in a context of legal and institutional pluralism
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1 Pushing Frontiers: The Social Organization of Mobility; 2 Staking Claims: Earth Shrines, Ritual Power, and Property Rights; 3 Setting Boundaries, Negotiating Entitlements: Contested Borders and Bundles of Rights; 4 Ethnicity, Autochthony, and the Politics of Belonging; 5 History versus history: Contemporary Land Conflicts in a Context of Legal and Institutional Pluralism; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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9780253009616
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c
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