A recent paper explores a case study of a palm oil project in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, in which competing claims of recognition and land rights have led to conflict between transmigrants and indigenous Kutai people. The study offers evidence to understand the neglected perspective – and recognition – of migrants in situations of environmental injustice.
Land titling is a form of privatization in that public assets are transferred to private families and individuals.
Land Titling: A Mode of Privatization with the Potential to Deepen Democracy.
Bernadette Atuahene, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Saint Louis University Law Journal (2006)