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  • [En]gendering the norms of customary inheritance in Botswana and South Africa 

    Kingwill, Rosalie (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    The article responds to the article by Weinberg in this issue. She traces the trajectory of court hearings concerning the contested inheritance of land in Botswana, which, after several prior judgements eventually resulted ...
  • Will formalising property rights reduce poverty in South Africa’s ‘second economy’? 

    Cousins, Ben; Cousins, Tessa; Hornby, Donna; Kingwill, Rosalie; Royston, Lauren; Smit, Warren (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape, 2005)
    De Soto’s influential book The mystery of capital offers a simple yet beguiling message: capitalism can be made to work for the poor, through formalising their property rights in houses, land and small businesses. This ...