Property and political order in Africa :Series: Cambridge studies in comparative politics Published by : Cambridge University Press, (New York :) Physical details: xvi, 416 p. : maps ; 24 cm ISBN:9781107040694 (hardback); 9781107649934 (pbk.).
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-408) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction : Property regimes and land conflict : seeing institutions and their effects -- Land tenure regimes and political order in rural Africa -- Rising competition for land : redistribution and its varied political effects -- Ethnic strangers as second-class citizens. Ethnic heterogeneity in western Burkina Faso -- Expulsion of aliens from Ghana's cocoa region -- Land tensions in western Ghana. -- Ethnic strangers as protected clients of the state. Southwestern Côte d'Ivoire : strangers imposed "by force!" -- Kenya's Rift Valley settlers -- "Forced cohabitation" in eastern DRC. -- Land conflict at the micro-scale : family. Western Kenya : Kisii. -- Chieftaincy : the local state as arena of redistributive conflict. Northern Cameroon : states within the state -- Conflict repressed within chieftaincies : periurban Kumasi, Ghana. Land conflict at the national scale. Rwanda. -- Winning and losing politically-allocated land rights. Kenya since 1991-2010 -- Côte d'Ivoire : 1990-2010 -- Rwanda, 1991-4 -- Eastern DRC, 1990-4. -- Zimbabwe in comparative perspective. Elections and expropriations, 2000-2010. Conclusion : property regimes in political explanation. Property regimes in comparative politics -- Economic institutions and democracy -- Patrimonialism vs. bargained institutions -- Ethnicity as a state effect -- Ethnicity and class politics -- Scale effects in political explanation. -- Epilogue : rising pressure on the land.