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Recent developments in land tenure reform in Puerto Rico

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1947.

The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25916603M

A wide range of arrangements are possible, ranging from very short terms to the year leases common in the United Kingdomand allowing various degrees of freedom in the use of the property. Anthropologists have in both countries had to argue strenuously against the applicability of unilineal descent in certain cases, not always successfully. Land Use Policy. Customs and traditions run deep in South Africa.

Not only are non-Western social groups over-simplified in legislation; so is the range of different indigenous relations to places themselves. Nientied, P. The difficulties experienced during the Chilean and Peruvian reforms of building a consensus among potential beneficiaries about how expropriated lands should be divided would seem to support this conclusion. Underlying theory Developers tend to adopt methods with which they are familiar and that were successful in the past.

Such deficiencies may relate to tenure insecurity, a poorly functioning land market, affordability of services, or a dysfunctional land administration system. He found that Huli social organisation, which is not based on a unilineal descent rule, does not lend itself to the registration of discrete, non-overlapping units of property holders. The PRERA's primary successes came with its implementation of disease control measures, the building highway infrastructure, and in its distribution of food to needy families. In Australia at least, a significant part of this exercise under the NTA includes clarifying the areas where indigenous landowners do not have to be dealt with, either because their native title has been extinguished, or because they have been unable to demonstrate that it continues according to the criteria of recognition in the NTA, and its interpretation by the judiciary in litigated cases.


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Recent developments in land tenure reform in Puerto Rico book

Publication and ordering details Pub. Traditional land tenure[ edit ] For example, most of the indigenous nations or tribes of North America had differing notions of land ownership. As a result, the insular government increasingly gained financial and administrative control over many of the PRRA's projects.

Or the system can be shown to be deficient in some way, requiring improvements that lead to development. Sharecropping[ edit ] When sharecroppingone has use of agricultural land owned by another person in exchange for a share of the resulting crop or livestock.

The education department provided local schools with more than a million new books. The NTA allows that such bodies corporate can be based on either customary or non-customary laws of governance and composition. Godreau, M.

Land Reform Issues Intensify as Paraguay Enters Into a Political Crisis

Land administration system context. Thiesenhusen is by an expert who has written extensively on land reform in Latin American and elsewhere. We then took those parts of the frameworks that were sensitive to these approaches and incorporated them into our conceptual framework see Fig.

In Australia, the Commonwealth Aboriginal Land Rights Northern Territory Act granted communal inalienable freehold title to Aboriginal groups in the Northern Territory who could demonstrate traditional ownership according to the criteria set down in that Act.

People — the community that share customs and traditions — belong to the land. There is a significant difference in the ability of PNG and Australia respectively to fund, manage and administer the effects of procedures for registering and supporting indigenous corporations. Inthe average per capita income for Puerto Rican workers remained roughly the same as per capita income from By the fall ofthe PRERA was unable to keep up with the flood of relief applications from Puerto Ricans, which totaled approximately 50, per month.

The difficulties experienced during the Chilean and Peruvian reforms of building a consensus among potential beneficiaries about how expropriated lands should be divided would seem to support this conclusion.

Strong leaders should be committed to the process of development and be unbiased and impartial with respect to the outcomes and preferences of participants.

Rakodi, C. Discusses revolution, rural unrest, ideology, international climate, population pressure, and especially elite decision making. Recording land rights-holders could take the form of a list of names in a notebook, scribbled onto the aerial photo, or kept in the collective memories of the community see Fig.

For instance, a military tenure might be by knight-servicerequiring the tenant to supply the lord with a number of armed horsemen. Proponents of formalisation theories tend to view land as a commodity that can be bought and sold for profit, or used as collateral for loans, and hence land titling is seen as a way out of poverty [25, 26, 27].

His paper is a quick and easily accessible overview of land reform and the important actors in any land reform process. The role of traditional leaders, they said, should be to protect customs and traditions, while land administration should be left in the hands of the people living on the land.

These pieces of legislation actively contour the indigenous social, territorial and political organisation at all levels in these nation-states — or at least in the way that indigenous people present them to the wider society Weiner, Focus is on pro-poor growth while considering topics such as farm size, food insecurity, climate change, gender, and the implications of supermarkets in developing countries.

From a broadly African worldview, the right to hold land is extended to include the living, the unborn, and the deceased [see 33; as cited by 34]. Further, Lugo has failed to dislodge the elite class that frequently exploits the campesinos and the indigenous population.

It serves to recognise locally held rights and to transfer power over those rights to the land rights-holders [10]. Land Titling Theory LTT states that land titles provide tenure security, and can be used for mortgage finance, which leads to economic development. They know who has rights to do what, where and when.Jun 22,  · Free Online Library: Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, (Book review) by "New West Indian Guide"; Social sciences, general Books Book reviews.

• Volume 1: Land Tenure and Property Rights Framework. A conceptual tool for examining land tenure and property rights categories, constraints and interventions in USAID development programming.

This volume includes a glossary of commonly used land tenure and property rights terms. • Volume 2: Land Tenure and Property Rights Regional Report. In this Book. The s and the reign of the New Dealers in Washington brought incredible changes to Puerto Rican society. A new land redistribution plan, formalized in the Land Law, aimed at enfranchising, empowering, and urbanizing the landless workers by resettling them in.

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