Tag: land

Fragments of Reparation & Recognition in the Golden State

Ryan , October 9th, 2021

Aerial image of Bruce’s Beach park (highlighted in color), Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles. Adapted from Google Earth, 2021. On September 30, California Governor Gavin Newsome signed Senate Bill…


Earth Displacements: Draining the Swamp in Southeast Sulawesi

colinhoag , June 16th, 2020

Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2019 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline…


Chinas Frauen auf dem Land: Die Hälfte des Himmels, aber nicht des Grundes?

Florian Jung , May 26th, 2020

Die chinesische Verfassung garantiert die Gleichberechtigung von Frauen und Männern. Einige Traditionen stehen dieser aber entgegen, so wurde Grundbesitz stets in männlicher Linie weitergegeben. Auch …

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Land, Life, and Water: Tending to the Landscape of Southern Louisiana

colinhoag , October 22nd, 2019

By Hannah Eisler Burnett, University of Chicago § This is a photo essay about the way people cultivate visions of speculative territory and historical landscapes. But in southern…


Book Review: The Politics of Land edited by Tim Bartley

Rose Deller , July 29th, 2019

In The Politics of Land, editor Tim Bartley brings together contributors to highlight the significance of the neglected issue of land to political sociology. This is a highly informative volume…

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New Book – Our history is the future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance

jeremy schmidt , January 14th, 2019

Nick Estes has been writing about Indigenous resistance at Standing Rock in powerful ways, so his new book coming in just over one month’s time is one I…

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Disrupting Silicon Valley’s Stories

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018

In a climate of pervasive narratives of wealth creation and success, how can anthropology hold corporate and tech sectors to account? In March 2014, Business Insider published the…

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Tania Li: Commons, Co-ops, and Corporations: Assembling Indonesia’s 21st century land reform

How Canadian bureaucrats make state territory in the name of ‘restoring’ Indigenous rights

jeremy schmidt , January 24th, 2018

I’m quite happy that some recent work of mine is now out in the Annals of the American Association of Geographers.[very happy to send copies to anybody with…

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Migration in China: Vom Dorf in die Stadt

Irina Schmitz , March 18th, 2017

­­­ Auf der Suche nach Arbeit und Ausbildung verlassen viele Chinesen ihre ländliche Heimat und gehen in die großen Städte. Das ist für sie oft nicht einfach. Über…

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Migration in China: Vom Dorf in die Stadt

Irina Schmitz , March 18th, 2017

­­­ Auf der Suche nach Arbeit und Ausbildung verlassen viele Chinesen ihre ländliche Heimat und gehen in die großen Städte. Das ist für sie oft nicht einfach. Über…

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Living with the Environmental and Social Legacy of U.S. Land Policy in the American West

therezamiller , January 24th, 2017

By Julie Brugger, University of Arizona § Looking out across the arid, mesquite- and saguaro-studded landscape of the Tonto Basin District of the Tonto National Forest (TNF) in central…


Reform der Landnutzungsrechte in China: Ein Geschenk an die Landbevölkerung?

Kai Fornahl , December 28th, 2016

Die chinesische Regierung hat den Transfer von Landnutzungsrechten weiter vereinfacht. Sie reagiert damit auf Probleme, die über die Jahre hinweg durch das System des kollektiv verfügten Ackerlandes e…

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Making Homeland (Haciendo Patria): Agrarian Change, Nationhood and Inter-Ethnic Relations at the Frontier of Colonial Expansion in Chile

therezamiller , September 27th, 2016

By Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile § As are many other valleys in the southern Andean region of Chile, Coilaco was the setting of some of the last…


Economic Citizenship and Resource Nationalism

Maximilian C. Forte , September 26th, 2016

What is resource nationalism, and why is it important? One of Wikipedia’s shortest entries, “resource nationalism” nonetheless appears in 372 files published by WikiLeaks. Resource nationalism seems t…


In the Sand: Water, Land, and Infrastructure in Informality

colinhoag , May 31st, 2016

Angela Storey, University of Arizona § Milk crates are a common sight when walking the narrow paths of informal settlements in Khayelitsha, a Cape Town suburb where more…


In the Journals – March 2016

Sean Miller , March 31st, 2016

Welcome back to In the Journals, our monthly recap of recent publications regarding security, law, crime, and governance. The upcoming April edition of Security Dialogue features a fantastic…


HEP Workshop "Land, Money and Human Relations in Southern and Central Africa" 5-6 September 2014

Human Economy Blog , August 29th, 2014

The Human Economy Programme invites you to attend the workshop Land, money and human relations in southern and central Africa:people’s economic strategies combining city and countryside  Conv…