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The potential and limits of the proactive land acquisition strategy: land reform implementation in Gauteng province of South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Land reform in South Africa emerged as one of the important policies for reconciliation, reconstruction and development of the country after years of racial segregation. Its implementation has been three-fold i.e. land ...
Land dispossession and options for restitution and development: a case study of the Moletele Land Claim in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
The study adopted qualitative research methods because the issues to be researched are complex social matters. The approach was three-pronged. Firstly, a desktop assessment of the claim was done. Secondly, semi-structured ...
What is the agenda of the rural land social movements in post apartheid South Africa?: a case study of the Tenure Security Coordinating Committee (TSCC)
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This was an original case study that aimed to locate South African post-apartheid rural land social movements within existing theoretical approaches. The land social movements organize around land rights and access for ...
The challenge of sustainable land-based local economic development in poor communities of South Africa: The case of Groblersdal, Northern Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This research investigated whether local economic development interventions necessarily improve the livelihoods of poor communities. More specifically, the goal of this thesis was to explore some of the reasons why land-based ...
African perspectives on the land question: The Native Laws Commission 1883
(University of the Western Cape, 1995)
Both Am-Xhosa and the European farmers, being pastoralists "the search for land and grass was (their) first principle", notes Walker (1928). When they met, they differed fundamentally on the "vital matter oflandholding" ...
The role of land reform in addressing women empowerment in the rural communal area of Nqandu, Eastern Cape, South Africa
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
Endless debates on the land reform policy and the ‘radical’ proposed strategy of expropriating privately-owned land without compensation had South Africans questioning the effects of the strategy, and the unpopular decision ...