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|Title:||Global land governance: from territory to flow?|
Bebbington, Anthony J.
Benjaminsen, Tor A
Gentry, Bradford S.
Margulis, Matias E.
|Citation:||Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2013, 5 (5), pp. 522-527|
|Abstract:||This article reviews recent research on contemporary transformations of global land governance. It shows how changes in global governance have facilitated and responded to radical revalorizations of land, together driving the intensified competition and struggles over land observed in many other contributions to this special issue. The rules in place to govern land use are shifting from “territorial” towards “flow-centered” arrangements, the latter referring to governance that targets particular flows of resources or goods, such as certification of agricultural or wood products. The intensifying competition over land coupled with shifts towards flow-centered governance has generated land uses involving new forms of social exclusion, inequity and ecological simplification.|
|Rights:||Copyright © 2013, Elsevier. Deposited with reference to the publisher’s archiving policy available on the SHERPA/RoMEO website.|
|Description:||NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2013, 5 (5), pp. 522-527, DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.06.006.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Geography|
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