Agarwal, Bina.

A field of one's own : gender and land rights in South Asia / Field of one's own : gender and land rights in South Asia / Bina Agarwal. - New Delhi : Cambridge University Press, 1996. - xxi, 572 p. : ill. , maps ; 24 cm. - Cambridge South Asian studies. . - Cambridge South Asian studies. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine derived contents note: Preface
l. Land rights for women: making the case
2. Conceptualizing gender relations
3. Customary rights and associated practices
4. Erosion and disinheritance: traditionally matrilineal and bilateral communities today
5. Contemporary law: contestation and content
6. Whose share? Who claims? The gap between law and practice
7. Whose land? Who commands? The gap between ownership and control
8. Tracing cross-regional diversities
9. Struggles over resources, struggles over meanings
l0. The long march ahead

9788185618647 (pbk.)


Land tenure--South Asia.
Land reform--South Asia.
Right of property--South Asia.
Women's rights--South Asia.
Rural women--Economic conditions --South Asia.
Rural women--Social conditions --South Asia.


South Asia--Social policy.

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