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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Tanzania, Eastern Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Although women in Ecuador have relatively strong property rights, these are not always honored, resulting in
    their experiencing patrimonial violence. This is one of the reasons that, according to our national household assets
    survey, the value of women’s assets on average is less than that of men. Nonetheless, there are major differences
    in the average value of wealth attained depending on a person’s marital status (being much higher among those
    who are married in comparison to living in a consensual union) and in the size of the gender wealth gap (being

  3. Library Resource
    Contested aquaculture development in the protected mangrove forests of the Kapuas estuary, West Kalimantan
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2014
    Indonesia

    Indonesia comprises more mangroves than any other country, but also exhibits some of the highest mangrove loss rates worldwide. Most of these mangrove losses are caused by aquaculture development. Monetary valuation of the numerous ecosystem services of mangroves may contribute to their conservation.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2015

    Growing populations and economic change resulting from globalisation and climate change are increasing pressure on land, particularly in urbanising countries. This exposes many of those occupying and using land, particularly the poor and women, to risks resulting from tenure insecurity. Customary practices in land management are giving way to market-based statutory systems of land tenure.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2014
    Peru

    Property rights represent the maximum power over a good. This is the essence of that right. However, beyond that base is possible a greater or smaller degree of limitation, according to the legal system and the prevailing ideology in the Constitution. the author argues that it is essential to tie the concept to the prevailing economic system, because in a closed economy we can tolerate greater limitations on this right that in an open economy. Peru, certainly, changed its model to an open economy in 1993, when it limited the possibility of expropriation.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Ecuador

    The contents of this article analyze the right to private property after the decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case “Salvador Chiriboga vs. Ecuador”. The author´s concern is the fact that this case represents the most expensive sentence inside the Inter-American protection system due to the violation of the right to private property (art. 21.2 AC); judicial guarantees (art. 8.1 AC) and judicial protection (art. 25.1 CA).

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