land tenure

  1. the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands
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How To Use land tenure In A Sentence

  • In urban areas, however, the choice of space is limited because of the restricted availability of houses and the nature of freehold land tenure.
  • Although the American colonists had objected to the demands of feudal land tenure, they found it difficult to escape the sense of social hierarchy that it imbued. MEASURING AMERICA
  • To understand the decline of the feudal system and the transformation of the feudal tenure into the land tenure of modern Christendom, it must first be clearly understood that what I have called the indestructible idea of private property in land survived, paradoxical as it may seem, throughout the whole long reign of so-called tenure. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • One colleague recalled that he might be found during a quiet moment in his office poring over a text on Japanese archaeology or Ethiopian land tenure practices. Times, Sunday Times
  • The chief factors that differentiate Spanish property and land tenure regimes are estate size and their partibility or impartibility.
  • An important thing to remember is that the state still owns all of the land in Ethiopia, an admonitory lesson on the dubious benefits of Georgist land tenure. Ethiopia Bleg, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • She examines the changing and socially intricate relationship between rights to plants and to land tenure in a matrilineal and matrilocal society where land, under women's control, has become increasingly privatized.
  • I will admit to being no expert on that tortuous legislation on land tenure, but apparently, by allowing crofters to reassign their holdings to outsiders, crofts could ultimately be sold on to, well, anybody.
  • Conditions in Tanzania were further complicated by a system of laws that redefined land tenure and property relations based on socialism.
  • Yet on this view also the records give no help: none of the rebellions began in an area known to suffer from land tenure conditions worse than average.
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