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Justice and sustainability: resistance and innovation in a transnational land deal in Ghana
Titolo Rivista: QA Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria 
Autori/Curatori: Poul Wisborg 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  26 P. 137-162 Dimensione file:  466 KB
DOI:  10.3280/QU2013-002006
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Resistenza e innovazione sociale influiscono sui risultati delle acquisizioni internazionali di terra in termini di giustizia e sostenibilità. Questo articolo esamina un’ appropriazione di terra nel sud del Ghana. Le conseguenze ambientali e la perdita di diritti d’uso hanno generato resistenza, in particolare dopo il passaggio dai biocarburanti alla produzione di alimenti su larga scala. La resistenza ha indotto l’investitore a cercare una forma di "pace operativa" attraverso compensazioni per la perdita di terra e il miglioramento delle relazioni a livello locale. Il caso mostra sia resistenza all’appropriazione di terra sia un modesto grado di innovazione sociale, non sufficiente però ad affrontare i temi di giustizia sociale legati alla terra, al lavoro, al genere e all’ambiente. Capire le dinamiche di resistenza e innovazione è utile ad affrontare i problemi di giustizia sociale e sostenibilità legati alle acquisizioni internazionali di terra.


Keywords: Appropriation, Agriculture, Ghana, Gender, Human rights, Innovation and invention, Land, Norway, Resistance, Transnational, Political economy, Legal institutions, Land ownership and tenure, Environment and development

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