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Property Regimes in the Context of War and Displacement : Chad, Croatia and Azerbaijan in comparison

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Yalçın-Heckmann, Lale ; Behrends, Andrea ; Leutloff-Grandits, Carolin:
Property Regimes in the Context of War and Displacement : Chad, Croatia and Azerbaijan in comparison.
Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Halle/ Saale , 2003 . - (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Paper ; 62 )

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Property regimes are about people and relations among them as well as about values and norms and their enforcement. Surprisingly, these have been discussed primarily within ordered and peaceful political contexts. In this paper we discuss three case studies where war, violence and displacement have been impinging upon property regimes. We explore the effects of war and displacement on the norms, values and practices of property and look at consistencies in the ways property relations and practices are shaped in conflict situations. The discussion of these issues starts with case studies from Chad, Croatia and Azerbaijan, goes on to display the specificities of violence and displacement in each case, and ends with a comparative discussion of how notions of land and housing as territory, as a scarce resource or as an economic resource are articulated differently under different experiences of violence and displacement.

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Item Type: Working paper, discussion paper
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Cultural Studies > Professor Anthropology of Africa > Professor Anthropology of Africa - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea Behrends
Profile Fields > Advanced Fields > African Studies
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 300 Social sciences
900 History and geography > 960 History of Africa
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2020 11:51
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2020 11:51
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/54719