Gender and Command over Property: A Critical Gap in Economic Analysis and Policy in South Asia

Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Gender and Command Over Property: A Critical Gap in Economic Analysis and Policy in South Asia,” 22(10) WORLD DEVELOPMENT 1478 (1994)

Gender and Command over Property: A Critical Gap in Economic Analysis and Policy in South Asia

Abstract: This paper focuses on a much neglected issue: the links between gender inequities and command over property. It outlines why in rural South Asia, where arable land is the most important form of property, any significant improvement in women’s economic and social situation is crucially tied to their having independent land rights. Better employment

Languages: English

Year: 1994

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