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  • Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Kepe, Thembela (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    The most recent incarnation of South Africa’s land reform is a model of state purchase of farms to be provided on leasehold, rather than transferring title. This briefing presents headline findings from our field research ...
  • Elite capture and state neglect: new evidence on South Africa’s land reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Kepe, Thembela (Routledge, 2017)
    South Africa’s land reform is in flux – and, arguably, in crisis. We argue here that the widespread criticism of its slow pace fails to capture the extent of this crisis. Our argument follows from that of Lionel Cliffe ...
  • Introduction: Agrarian change, rural poverty and land reform in South Africa since 1994 

    Bernstein, Henry; Cousins, Ben; Peters, Pauline E.; O'Laughlin, Bridget (Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
    This introduction sketches the context and dynamics of agrarian change, rural poverty and land reform since the end of apartheid in 1994, drawing attention to structural continuities and new elements in the countrysides ...
  • The legacies of the Natives Land Act of 1913 

    Hall, Ruth (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
    Looking back at the century since the promulgation of the Natives Land Act, it can be argued that it shaped the trajectories of most South Africans’ lives. It expelled black people from the land into crowded reserves and ...
  • Livestock and the rangeland commons in South Africa’s land and agrarian reform 

    Hall, Ruth; Cousins, Ben (NISC (Pty) Ltd and Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Land and agrarian reform has the potential to expand South Africa’s rangeland commons and enhance their contribution to the livelihoods of the rural poor, yet to a large extent this has been an opportunity missed. ...