Full citation: Patel, R. (2006). “Hindu Women’s Property Rights in India: A Critical Appraisal.” Third World Quarterly, 27(7), 1255–1268. – This paper looks at changes in Hindu women’s position regarding property rights, and argues that rights conferred through law must be analyzed in light of their contexts (cultural, historical, etc.) to determine their practical legitimacy. It addresses […]
Full citation: Agarwal, B. (2010). Gender and Green Governance (Oxford: Oxford University Press). – This book is based on a primary survey of community forestry institutions (CFIs) in the early 2000s, and on fieldwork in Nepal and India. It examines the impact the gender composition of a group has on women’s effective participation, rule-making, rule […]
Full citation: Datta, N. (2006). “Joint-titling—A Win-Win Policy? Gender and Property Rights in Urban Informal Settlements in Chandigarh, India.” – This article explores the impact of joint titling of houses on women’s empowerment in urban informal settlements in Chandigarh, India. It finds that property rights increase women’s participation in decision making, access to knowledge and information about […]
Full Citation: Arun, Shoba (1999) “Does land ownership make a difference? Women’s roles in agriculture in Kerala, India,” Gender & Development, 7: 3, 19 — 27.
Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Gender and Land Rights Revisited: Exploring New Prospects via the State, Family and Market,” 3(1-2) JOURNAL OF AGRARIAN CHANGE 224 (2003).
Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Gender and Legal Rights in Agricultural Land in India,” 12 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (March 1995).
Full Citation: Swaminathan, H. et al., “Gender Asset and Wealth Gaps: Evidence from Karnataka,” 35 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (Sept. 2012).
Full Citation: Rao, N., “Gender Equality, Land Rights and Household Food Security – Discussion of Rice Farming Systems,” 25 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (June 2005).
Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Landmark Step to Gender Equality,” THE HINDU ONLINE EDITION (Sept. 2005).
Full Citation: Panda, P. and Agarwal, B., “Marital Violence, Human Development and Women’s Property Status in India,” 33(5) WORLD DEVELOPMENT 850 (2005).