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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Land Law and Urban Policy in Context: Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan

Edited by: Thanos Zartaloudis

ISBN13: 9781138669109
Published: October 2016
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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This book is a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan.

It is a collection that narrates, analyses and critiques McAuslan’s contributions, as well as offering substantive perspectives on how his work has impacted the legal fields in which he was involved: including, those of Land Law, Urban Planning Law and policy, land use and participation in developing countries, democratic constitutionalism, and legal education.

The essays present McAuslan’s contributions in the contexts in which they emerged, and according to both the circumstances and motivations that shaped them, as well as the challenges they encountered. It thus provides an ideal starting point for scholars, students and policy makers that either have already interacted with McAuslan’s ideas and work, or who have yet to do so.

Property Law
Preface, D. McAuslan
Introduction, T. Zartaloudis, L. Mulcahy and A. Paliwala
1. P. McAuslan, Scholarly Origins of Preaching and Practice: Lord and Professor in the Understanding of Modern Land Law
2. W. Twining, McAuslan in Context: Early Days in Dar and Warwick
3. A. Paliwala, The Avatars of Dar Legal Education: From Law in Context to Political Economy of Law to Good Governance and Human Rights
4. M. Adams, The Vagaries of Consulting on Land Policy and Land Law Reform in Africa 1994-2006
5. L. Alden Wily, Grand Larceny in Land Relations: McAuslan’s Contribution to Limiting Large-Scale Land Theft in Africa
6. M. Loughlin, The Rise and Fall of Urban Law, 1968-1985
7. L. Stein, Comparative and International Urban Land Law and Policy
8. A. Manji, Illegal and Irregular Allocation of Public Land in Kenya: A Reconsideration of Patrick McAuslan’s ‘Bringing the Law Back In’
9. J. McEldowney, Public Law, Political Thought and Democratic Constitutionalism: a 21st Century Odyssey
10. A. Azuela, Public Participation and Legal Standing: Mexican High Courts and the Recognition of Collective Claims in Urban and Environmental Conflicts.