Land Reform in South Africa: Problems and Prospects

December 2000
Ruth Hall (Centre for Rural Legal Studies, Stellenbosch) and Gavin Williams (St. Peter’s College, Oxford)

An overview of land reform in South Africa, containing the integration of land reform and agricultural development; defining policy agenda; squaring circles – restitution, land rights, redistribution, the contradictions of land reform; going back to the beginning – reviewing reforms, land reform in historical and comparative perspectives; the ironies of the new – transferring land, policies, plans and outcomes.

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