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Author Reerink, Gustaaf

Title Tenure Security for Indonesia's Urban Poor : a socio-legal study on land, decentralisation and the rule of law in Bandung
Published Amsterdam : Leiden University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Series LUP Meijersreeks
LUP Meijersreeks
Contents Tenure security for Indonesia's urban poor; Contents; List of maps, tables, and appendices; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1 Introduction; 2 Migrants flows, regulatory failure A short history of the kampongs of Bandung; 3 State rights and individual oblig ations A general overview of Indonesian land law; 4 An 'ideal' beyond reach Law and practice of land registration; 5 When money rules over voice Law and practice of spatial planning; 6 Not just compensation Law and practice of land clearance by the state
7 Dealing with the urban poor Law and practice of commercial land clearance8 Investing in kampongs: risky business?Perceived tenure security and housing consolidation; 9 Conclusion; Appendix I Autonomous Villages in Bandung Municipality 1906-1942; References; Samenvatting Zeker grondbezit voor arme stadsbewoners in Indonesiƫ Een socio-legal onderzoek naar grond, decentralisatie en de rechtsstaat in de kampongs van Bandung; Ringkasan Kepastian tenurial bagi kaum miskin perkotaan di Indonesia Penelitian sosio-legal terhadap tanah, desentralisasidan negara hukum di perkampungan kota Bandung
Summary Today, about 1 billion people are estimated to live in 'slums' worldwide. This number will only grow and urban poverty worsen unless radical measures are taken. While it is generally acknowledged in the international development debate that breaking the circle of poverty requires multiple strategies, there is renewed attention for approaches that centre on the issue of tenure security. This means landholders are protected against involuntary removal from the land on which they reside, unless through due process of law and payment of proper compensation. The prevailing approach to the provision
Notes Curriculum Vitae
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Subject Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Indonesia.
Low-income housing -- Law and legislation -- Indonesia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1280118482