The book presents an interesting case of how societies with legal pluralism systems comprising of customary and statutory laws in the land sector operates in Ghana amidst increasing pressure on land, hastened population growth, migration and enormous land grabbing in Peri-urban communities. The work focuses on issues of power, tenure security, distribution and livelihood relationships. Abdulai, pays close attention to the contradictions and lack of transparency in the legal plural land management systems as sources of conflict and contestations. It provides a case of the continuous tension that erupts between indigenous rights of local cultures and modern universal rights as adopted by the state. The latter part of the work analysis the land conflicts,dispute resolution mechanisms and the impact on local farming livelihoods that depend on the land for survival.