What do indigenous people mean when they invoke their collective right to land? How are national governments, and international law, to arbitrate between them and property-owners and corporations? Experts from diverse fields and organisations - anthropologists, historians, lawyers, conservationists, and campaigners - debate 'Land Rights'.
Preface; Contributors; Introduction; 1. Land: Intangible or Tangible Property?; Response to Marilyn Strathern; 2. Indigenous Peoples and International Human Rights; Response to Romeo Saganash; 3. Standing in Deep Time; Standing in the Law; Response to Frank Brennan; 4. If this is your land, where are your stories?; Response to Ken Wiwa; 5. Whose world is it anyway?; Response to Richard Leakey; 6. Land Reform in the Eastern Cape: An Argument against Recommunalisation