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Exploring the Cultural Power of Land Law in Vanuatu: Law as a Performance that Creates Meaning and Identities

McDonnell, Siobhan


Internationally there is a large and growing body of scholarly literature that describes problems of land access and discusses the 'exclusion' of people, often indigenous people, from landscapes. Exclusion connotes the removal of access of people from landscapes and the process by which this occurs; the interactions between legality (often termed regulation), force as acts of violence or threats of violence, the market and legitimation.[1] Regulation (termed legality in this paper) is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Access Rights: Open Access


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