"First published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Property systems after armed conflicts : custom, possession and dispossession 2. The ethnography of Austronesian origin principles 3. The structure of resilience : rule complexity and customary land systems 4. Contested transitions from custom to law : property rights in a weak state 5. Solving the problem of violence : land law in a new nation-state 6. Controlling the domain, sharing the land : customary land tenures in a Naueti community 7. The unsettling histories of Ponta Leste 8. Land, history and politics in Maliana Sub-district 9. Possession, custom and conflict around the town of Ainaro 10. Possession and dispossession : mediating and managing complex land conflicts 11. Implementing the land law : Possession, protection and community property.