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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Global Land Governance: From Territory to Flow?
Authors: Sikor, Thomas
Auld, Graeme
Bebbington, Anthony
Benjaminsen, Tor
Gentry, Bradford
Hunsberger, Carol
Izac, Anne-Marie
Margulis, Matias
Plieninger, Tobias
Schroeder, Heike
Upton, Caroline
Contact Email: m.e.margulis@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Global land governance
territory
resources
flows
Issue Date: Oct-2013
Citation: Sikor T, Auld G, Bebbington A, Benjaminsen T, Gentry B, Hunsberger C, Izac A, Margulis M, Plieninger T, Schroeder H & Upton C (2013) Global Land Governance: From Territory to Flow?, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 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' toward ‘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 toward flow-centered governance has generated land uses involving new forms of social exclusion, inequity and ecological simplification.
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2013.06.006
Rights: Accepted refereed manuscript of: Sikor T, Auld G, Bebbington A, Benjaminsen T, Gentry B, Hunsberger C, Izac A, Margulis M, Plieninger T, Schroeder H & Upton C (2013) Global Land Governance: From Territory to Flow?, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5 (5), pp. 522-527. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.06.006 © 2015, Elsevier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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