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Law and Anthropology: Volume 9. Natural Resources, Environment and Legal Pluralism

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Edited by: Rene Kuppe

ISBN13: 9789041103895
ISBN: 9041103899
Published: June 1997
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £230.00



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This volume brings together a collection of studies that discuss legal problems raised by cultural differences between people and the law to which they are subject. Most of the contributions to this text focus on the subject of natural resources, environment, and legal pluralism.

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Contents:
Citizens, strangers and indigenous people - multiple constructions and consequences of rights, resources and people, F. von Benda-Beckmann
Ancestral land rights and legal pluralism - another land reform in the northern Philippines highlands, J. Prill-Brett
Privatization of the Ejido in Mexico - the interplay between legal change and local practice,M. Nuijten
Legal quagmires - wetland use in Rwanda and Zimbabwe, N. van de Giesen, M. Andreini
Conflicting approaches to the management of a natural resource base - the case of land colonization on the slopes of Mount Oku, Cameroun, C. Fisiy
Fighting for country - aboriginal land associations and Common Law associations and Common Law claims in the Kimberley region of western Australia, D. Mardiros
Natural resources in the offshore - the Australian position after Mabo's case, R. Cullen
The Denedeh Conservation Board - an experiment in Aboriginal resources and environmental management, J. Bayly
Nuclear waste and eskimo hunters - a clash of Law Ways and Culture, S. Conn
El regimen legal de los recursos naturales en el Peru y sus consecuencias para los pueblos indigenas de la Amazonia, M. Ludescher
The indigenous peoples of Venezuela between Agrarian Law and Environmental Law, R. Kuppe
The plains of Tortuguero - tropical paradise or paradise lost? W. Brooijmans
Environmental protection - a Trojan horse for human rights of indigenous people? K. von Benda-Beckmann.