Land reform in South Africa : an uneven transformation
- Brent McCusker, William G. Moseley, and Maano Ramutsindela.
- Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 
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- ix, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-202) and index.
- The multiple meanings of land and agrarian change
- Theorizing land reform and agrarian change
- Theoretical insights for land reform
- The making of land policy before 1948
- Post-1948 land questions and territorial dominance
- Space, race, and the fall and rise of hegemonic blocs
- The ideals versus the realities of land reform
- Continuity and change in the former Bantustans
- Land reform, farmworkers, and commercial farming areas
- Tenure reform and small-scale agriculture in the "coloured reserves"
- The land question in national parks
- The urban built environment and land claims
- Conclusion: land reform for what? Reengaging epistemological and pragmatic questions.
This thoughtful book explores the history and ongoing dilemmas of land use and land reform in South Africa. Including both theoretical and applied examples of the evolution of South Africa's current geography of land use, the authors provide a succinct overview of land reform and evaluate the range of policies conceived over time to redress the country's stark racial land imbalance.
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