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Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Ting Xu and Alison Clarke

Abstract

‘Communal’ property is an important mechanism for allocating natural resources and regulating their use – whether for economic exploitation, recreational use or the promotion of biodiversity and nature conservation. The form which communal property regimes take, however, and their relationship to private property structures, varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and is poorly understood. Nevertheless, the importance of communal property, transcending the public/private divide in property rights, is increasingly apparent globally. Contributions to this volume focus on legal strategies for th ... More

Keywords: communal property, legal strategies, communal property practices, theoretical grounding of communal property, the local, the global

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266380
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ting Xu, editor
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Sheffield

Alison Clarke, editor
University of Surrey, Emeritus Professor of the School of Law