Search for dissertations about: "land restitution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words land restitution.

  1. 1. Property fragmentation : Redistribution of land and housing during the Romanian democratisation process

    Author : Karin E. K. Dawidson; Göran Hoppe; Iréne Nilsson; Örjan Sjöberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Romania; restitution; re-privatisation; democratisation; political geography; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In the context of democratisation in the early 1990s, the governments in Central and East Europe (CEE) had to decide how to deal with property that had been confiscated under state socialism. Nationalised housing and collectivised land were to a varying extent returned to former owners and their heirs by means of restitution, as well as being distributed to other citizens who were in possession of the users’ rights to such properties. READ MORE

  2. 2. Continuity or not? : Family farming and agricultural transformation in 20th century Estonia

    Author : Hans Jörgensen; Olle Krantz; Sven Nordlund; Anu Mai Kõll; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Estonia; agricultural transformation; family farms; private plots; co-operation; kolkhoz; sovkhoz; export markets; land reform; restitution; decollectivisation; subsistence farms; comparisons; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis explores the agrarian development in 20th Estonia and the role of family farming during three major agricultural transformations. It consists of four papers and an introductory chapter for which the common departure are the situation appearing in the Estonian farming landscape after the regained independence in 1991. READ MORE

  3. 3. Equality before custom? - A study of property rights of previously disadvantaged women under land reform and communal tenure in post-apartheid South Africa

    Author : Annika Rudman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender equality; Customary law; Land reform; Communal tenure; South Africa; Traditional leadership; Africa; Feminism Restitution of land rights; Women’s property rights; Poverty reduction and development;

    Abstract : Based on legal primary and secondary sources as well as text based and secondary data, Equality before custom? explores the relationship between statutory law and customary law in relation to previously disadvantaged women’s access to land through land reform, in post-apartheid South Africa. With the point of departure in this new constitutional order, the position of official customary law and living custom in land reform and communal land tenure is examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capturing the antecedents and aftermath of a family business process : The entrepreneurial journey of a displaced agricultural family in Colombia

    Author : Enrique Sandino Vargas; Leona Achtenhagen; Daniel Pittino; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Bengt Johannisson; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural family; Colombia; displacement; entrepreneurial journey; entrepreneurial process; familiness; family; family business; family capital; family-life context; family habitus; family business habitus; guerrilla; habitualization; habitus; farm; land; rural; violence;

    Abstract : This study examines a displaced agricultural family during its entrepreneurial journey in Colombia using a single case study, following an inductive and interpretivist approach. The main objective of the dissertation is to explain how family interactions, historical events, and context influence the decision to start and potentially reactivate an agricultural family business. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change and Persistence in a Reformed Landscape : A geographical analysis of land reforms and landscape change in Muhu and Rapla municipalities, Estonia, c. 1840 to 2003

    Author : Peeter Maandi; Göran Hoppe; Michael Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; land reforms; landscape; landownership; Muhu; Rapla; Estonia; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : A land reform is usually introduced to create conditions for change, either in agriculture or in the character of landownership. Since the middle of the 19th century, numerous radical land reforms have been implemented in rural Estonia, often at times of political and social upheaval. READ MORE