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Agrarian change, gender and land rights / edited by Shahra Razavi.

Contributor(s): Razavi, Shahra.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookOxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2003Description: vii, 296 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405110761 (pbk.); 9781405110761 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Journal of agrarian change. Subject(s): Land reform -- Developing countries -- Case studies | Women in rural development -- Case studies | Women's rights -- Developing countries -- Case studiesDDC classification: 333.31091724 AGR
Contents:
Global capitalism, deflation and agrarian crisis in developing countries / Utsa Patnaik -- Policy discourses on women's land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa : the implications of the return to the customary / Anne Whitehead and Dzodzi Tsikata -- Piety in the sky? : gender policy and land reform in South Africa / Cherryl Walker -- Securing women's interests within land tenure reforms : recent debates in Tanzania / Dzodzi Tsikata -- Gender and land rights revisited : exploring new prospects via the state, family and market / Bina Agarwal -- The cry for land : agrarian reform, gender and land rights in Uzbekistan / Deniz Kandiyoti -- Women's land rights and rural social movements in the Brazilian agrarian reform / Carmen Diana Deere.
Summary: Leading feminist scholars provide searching treatment of the long-neglected subject of gender and access to land in various regions around the world. â A searching treatment of gender and access to land around the world. â Includes contributions by leading feminist scholars in the field.
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"First published 2003 as Journal of Agrarian Change Special issue 3(1&2), by Blackwell Publishing."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Global capitalism, deflation and agrarian crisis in developing countries / Utsa Patnaik -- Policy discourses on women's land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa : the implications of the return to the customary / Anne Whitehead and Dzodzi Tsikata -- Piety in the sky? : gender policy and land reform in South Africa / Cherryl Walker -- Securing women's interests within land tenure reforms : recent debates in Tanzania / Dzodzi Tsikata -- Gender and land rights revisited : exploring new prospects via the state, family and market / Bina Agarwal -- The cry for land : agrarian reform, gender and land rights in Uzbekistan / Deniz Kandiyoti -- Women's land rights and rural social movements in the Brazilian agrarian reform / Carmen Diana Deere.

Leading feminist scholars provide searching treatment of the long-neglected subject of gender and access to land in various regions around the world. â A searching treatment of gender and access to land around the world. â Includes contributions by leading feminist scholars in the field.

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