Socioeconomic Change and Land Use in Africa: The Transformation of Property Rights in Maasailand

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Palgrave Macmillan US, Sep 25, 2007 - Political Science - 219 pages
This study investigates how and why a group ranch members in Kajiado District, Kenya, supported the subdivision of their collective landholdings into individual, titled units, and what outcomes resulted in this transition to individual rights. Viewed over a longer time scale, the author finds that politics is at the core of institutional change.

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ESTHER MWANGI is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C.