Monthly Archives: August 2020

The patrimonial economy: land ownership and the new logic of inequality – Frontpage

The Los Angeles Book Review To an extract from an intriguing new book: The patrimonial economy: land ownership and the new logic of inequalities by sociologists Lisa Adkins, Melinda Cooper and Martijn Konings. In the excerpt, the authors argue that increasingly, it is not the level of income but the …

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Land ownership by women on the rise in South Africa

Cape Town – In recent years, single women have rivaled single men when it comes to home ownership. It’s the gender gap that we hear little about, yet the trend seems to be accelerating. Women are also emerging as the main mortgage applicant in many cases, as they are often …

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“Economic Implications of Protecting 30% of the World’s Land” – Property – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

In the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of nature conservation, more than 100 economists and scientists find that the global economy would benefit from the creation of far more protected areas on land and at sea than it does not exist today. The report examines various …

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BC PST – A victory for real estate entrepreneurs

At the end of March, the Supreme Court of British Columbia released its decision in Chemainus Gardens RV Resort Ltd. against The Queen, 2020 BCSC 478. The decision is potentially of great help to entrepreneurs in British Columbia who install assets that become part of real estate. This includes contractors …

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