Between Customs and Laws: Planning and Management of Land in Arab Localities in Israel

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Between Customs and Laws: Planning and Management of Land in Arab Localities in Israel

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This study examines the customs and social accommodations governing Arab society on issues of land management, among them: identifying boundaries, parceling land, land uses and land holding. All these developed in a rural society in which land passed on from one generation to the next. The development of land legislation in Israel and its impacts on land management under conditions of urbanization are also examined. The differences between the two systems (customs versus regulations) from social, economic, cultural and political aspects and considers their planning implications on land uses and spatial development.

Last updated on 08/02/2015

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