Essays about: "customary hierarchies"

Found 2 essays containing the words customary hierarchies.

  1. 1. ‘It is they, the elders, that have thrown away the land’ : a case study on power hierarchies in the community of Babator, Northern Ghana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Johanna Caminati Engström; [2020]
    Keywords : Ghana; customary land; global land rush; large-scale land acquisition; customary hierarchies; power; resource access; conflict and cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In a global context of proliferating land-based investments, growing demographic pressure, and increasing urbanization, this thesis investigates a case of large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) in Babator, Norther Ghana. The objective is to provide a better understanding of how local power structures within affected communities influence the outcome of LSLAs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Universalism versus Cultural Relativism : A Study of the Zimbabwean Laws Regulating Child Marriages

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Tilda Christensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Zimbabwe; child marriages; marriage law; customary law; marriages bill; legal hierarchies; cultural relativism and universalism;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE