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The strange case of the landed poor: land reform laws, traditional San culture, and the continued poverty of South Africa’s ‡Khomani people

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The ‡Khomani San people received lands in 1999 under the ‘restitution’ arm of South Africa’s land reform programme. Restitution laws, contained in the Restitution of Land Rights Act and the Communal Property Associations (‘CPA’) Act, seek not only to return lands to peoples dispossessed after 1913, but also to inculcate the ideals of South Africa’s dominant agro-pastoral-based society into defined, cohesive land-recipient ‘communities’. These ideals include centralised, hierarchical, rep...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:ebaac8e4-d4be-462c-a035-f128101f9cbc
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ora:6986

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