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Women, land & power in Asia / editors, Govind Kelkar, Maithreyi Krishnaraj.

Contributor(s): Kelkar, Govind [editor.] | Krishna Raj, Maithreyi [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Routledge, 2013Description: xx, 388 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415662147 (hbk.).Other title: Women, land and power in Asia.Subject(s): Women in agriculture -- Asia | Land tenure -- Asia | Women's rights -- Asia | Women in agriculture -- Asia | Right of property -- Asia | Rural women -- Asia -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 333.3095 WOM Online resources: Table of contents
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Contents: Introduction /​ Govind Kelkar and Maithreyi Krishnaraj Part I. Land rights for the farming women in Asia: 1. Policy formulation, law reform and women's property rights in South Asia /​ Savitri Goonesekere 2. Gender asset gaps and land rights in the context of the Asia-Pacific region /​ Rajini Menon and Preet Rustagi 3. Gender and productive assets: implications for women's economic security and productivity /​ Govind Kelkar Part II: 4. Women's ownership rights and access to land in Bangladesh /​ Sadeka Halim 5. Women's land rights in China: an unpromising future /​ Wang Yunxian 6. Gender and productive resources: Nepal's case of landownership /​ Ganesh Gurung 7. Women's land use knowledge and entitlement in Swidden agriculture /​ Govind Kelkar and Lily Wangchuk 8. Rules and norms in women's access to productive resources: ponds in Bangladesh /​ Dev Nathan and Rownok Jahan 9. Gender and livestock in Nagaland /​ Rosemary Dzuvichu 10. Mal Chhe to Mobho Chhe: livestock is dignity for us /​ Lalji Desai Part III. Women's entitlement to land and productive assets in India: 11. The status of indigenous women and land rights in Jharkhand /​ Samar Bosu Mullick 12. Land, livestock and the rights of women in rural India /​ N.C. Saxena 13. Women's entitlement to land and livestock in matrilineal Meghalay /​ Patricia Mukhim 14. Changing context of women's entitlement to land in Gujarat /​ Meera Velayudhan 15. Women's landownership in Gujarat: what has worked and what needs to be looked at! /​ Sejal Dave 16. Women and land rights in Maharashtra /​ Seema Kulkarni 17. Resistance and struggle for survival: access, control and ownership of poor and Dalit women to land in Andhra Pradesh /​ V. Rukmini Rao 18. Women's entitlements to land: grassroots strategies for legitimising claims /​ Nitya Rao.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents: Introduction /​ Govind Kelkar and Maithreyi Krishnaraj
Part I. Land rights for the farming women in Asia: 1. Policy formulation, law reform and women's property rights in South Asia /​ Savitri Goonesekere
2. Gender asset gaps and land rights in the context of the Asia-Pacific region /​ Rajini Menon and Preet Rustagi
3. Gender and productive assets: implications for women's economic security and productivity /​ Govind Kelkar
Part II: 4. Women's ownership rights and access to land in Bangladesh /​ Sadeka Halim
5. Women's land rights in China: an unpromising future /​ Wang Yunxian
6. Gender and productive resources: Nepal's case of landownership /​ Ganesh Gurung
7. Women's land use knowledge and entitlement in Swidden agriculture /​ Govind Kelkar and Lily Wangchuk
8. Rules and norms in women's access to productive resources: ponds in Bangladesh /​ Dev Nathan and Rownok Jahan
9. Gender and livestock in Nagaland /​ Rosemary Dzuvichu
10. Mal Chhe to Mobho Chhe: livestock is dignity for us /​ Lalji Desai
Part III. Women's entitlement to land and productive assets in India: 11. The status of indigenous women and land rights in Jharkhand /​ Samar Bosu Mullick
12. Land, livestock and the rights of women in rural India /​ N.C. Saxena
13. Women's entitlement to land and livestock in matrilineal Meghalay /​ Patricia Mukhim
14. Changing context of women's entitlement to land in Gujarat /​ Meera Velayudhan
15. Women's landownership in Gujarat: what has worked and what needs to be looked at! /​ Sejal Dave
16. Women and land rights in Maharashtra /​ Seema Kulkarni
17. Resistance and struggle for survival: access, control and ownership of poor and Dalit women to land in Andhra Pradesh /​ V. Rukmini Rao
18. Women's entitlements to land: grassroots strategies for legitimising claims /​ Nitya Rao.

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