1. Introduction : deconstructing land relations issues of the SADC / Ben Chigara 2. The colonial legacy in land rights in southern Africa / Robert Home 3. Land policy developments and setbacks in southern Africa / Martin Adams and Rachael Knight 4. Land resources ownership and use in 'Africa of the labour reserves' (the Southern African Development Community) / Horman Chitonge 5. Land issues before the Southern African Development Community tribunal : a case for human rights? / Oliver C. Ruppel 6. Indigenous land rights and claims under international law / Ilias Bantekas 7. The new scramble for Africa : towards a human rights-based approach to large-scale land acquisitions in the Southern African Development Community region / Jeremie Gilbert and David Keane 8. The land crisis in southern Africa : challenges on good governance / Hany Besada and Ariane Goetz 9. The land question in Zimbabwe : the judiciary as an instrument of recovery? / Alex T. Magaisa 10. Property rights and land reform in Namibia / Sam K. Amoo and Sidney L. Harring.