Gender and Agrarian Reforms

Gender and Agrarian Reforms

by Susie Jacobs, Jacobs Susie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415376483

ISBN-13: 9780415376488

Pub. Date: 10/05/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The redistribution of land has profound implications for women and for gender relations; however, gender issues have been marginalised from both theoretical and policy discussions of agrarian reform. This book presents an overview of gender and agrarian reform experiences globally. Jacobs highlights case studies from Latin America, Asia, Africa and eastern Europe

Overview

The redistribution of land has profound implications for women and for gender relations; however, gender issues have been marginalised from both theoretical and policy discussions of agrarian reform. This book presents an overview of gender and agrarian reform experiences globally. Jacobs highlights case studies from Latin America, Asia, Africa and eastern Europe and also compares agrarian and land reforms organised along collective lines as well as along individual household lines. This volume will be of interest to scholars in Geography, Women’s Studies, and Economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415376488
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/05/2009
Series:
Routledge International Studies of Women and Place Series, #9
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Theoretical Perspectives 1. Debates over Agrarian Reform 2. Concepts for a Gendered Analysis of Agrarian Reform 3. The Gendered Effects of Household Models of Land Reform Part II: Collectives and Decollectivisations 4. Gender and Agricultural Collectives: Soviet-type Economies 5. China: From Collectivisation to the Household Responsibility System 6. Viet Nam: Egalitarian Land Reform Part III: Household Models of Reform and Alternatives 7. Mobilisation and Marginalisation: Latin American Examples 8. Land Reforms, Customary Law and Land Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa 9. Conclusion

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