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Property and Social Resilience in Times of Conflict: Land, Custom and Law in East Timor

Fitzpatrick, Daniel; McWilliam, Andrew; Barnes, Susana

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This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population displacement and post-conflict state fragility. It considers the relationship between property and resilient customary systems in conflict-affected East Timor, including micro-studies of customary land and population displacement during the periods of Portuguese colonization and Indonesian military occupation. It analyses the development of laws relating to customary land in...[Show more]; Peace-building in a number of contemporary contexts involves fragile states, influential customary systems and histories of land conflict arising from mass population displacement. This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population displacement and post-conflict state fragility. It considers the relationship between property and resilient customary systems in conflict-affected East Timor. The chapters include micro-studies of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49888

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