Women’s Property, Women’s Agency in China’s ‘New Enclosure Movement’: Evidence from Zhejiang

Full Citation: Sargeson, S., “Women’s Property, Women’s Agency in China’s ‘New Enclosure Movement’: Evidence from Zhejiang,” 39 DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE 641 (2008).

Women’s Property, Women’s Agency in China’s ‘New Enclosure Movement’: Evidence from Zhejiang

Who gets what, why and how, when Chinese villagers’ land is enclosed? Focusing specifically on changes in women’s property rights and drawing on data from Zhejiang province, this article shows that state, village and household institutions interact to produce significant gender disparities in both the compensation paid to expropriated villagers and the registration of ownership

Languages: English

Year: 2008

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