Full citation: Duncan, B.A. (2010). “Cocoa, Marriage, Labour, and Land in Ghana: Some Matrilineal and Patrilineal Perspectives.” Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 80 (2), 301–21. – Based on field research conducted between April 2006 and November 2007 in four matrilineal and two patrilineal communities located in the Brong Ahafo, Western and Volta regions, the study sets out important changes taking place within the institutions of marriage, land tenure and conjugal labour relations, within the cocoa production sector. Many scholars have documented systems of land exchange between husbands and wives for services rendered within the context of cocoa farming. […]
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Gender and Legal Rights in Agricultural Land in India
Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Gender and Legal Rights in Agricultural Land in India,” 12 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (March 1995).
Land Management in Rural China and Its Gender Implications
Full Citation: Hare, D., Yang, L., and Englander, D., ‘‘Land management in rural China and its gender implications,’’ 13(3-4)FEMINIST ECONOMICS 35 (2007).
To reallocate or not: Reconsidering the dilemma in China’s agricultural land tenure policy
Full Citation: Wang, H., et al, “To reallocate or not: Reconsidering the dilemma in China’s agricultural land tenure policy,” 28(4) LAND USE POLICY 805 (2011).
Liberalisation and the Debates on Women’s Access to Land
Full citation: Razavi, S., “Liberalisation and the Debates on Women’s Access to Land,” 28(8) THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY 1479 (December 2007). – This article focuses on the tensions and ambiguities that may keep women from effectively accessing land. Barriers include liberalization policies that focus on “family farming,” customary land tenure systems, and decentralization of land management. Women’s rights advocates fear that these can be manipulated by groups hostile to women’s rights. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions – Annotated Bibliography]
The Global Gender Gap Report
Citation Only: Strengthening the Lao Women’s Union and Preparing for a National Women’s Machinery
Currently, we do not have the full-text of this law. Please contact us if you have this document. Thank you! Full Citation: United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), “Strengthening the Lao Women’s Union and Preparing for a National Women’s Machinery.” (2003).
The paradox of gender discrimination in land ownership and women’s contribution to poverty reduction in Anglophone Cameroon
Full citation: Fonjong, L., Fombe, L., & Sama-lang, I. (2013). “The paradox of gender discrimination in land ownership and women’s contribution to poverty reduction in Anglophone Cameroon.” GeoJournal, 78(3), 575-589. – This study adopted a method of field work involving observations, the use of questionnaires, interviews, and focus group discussions for data collection that was able to capture key issues related to women, culture and land. The sample size of 2,205 participants included 80 % women and 20 % men from all socio-economic, political, demographic and ethnic groups. In addition to this sample, interviews were conducted and focus-group discussions held […]
Gender and Productive Assets: Implications for Women’s Economic Security and Productivity
Full Citation: Kelkar, G., “Gender and Productive Assets: Implications for Women’s Economic Security and Productivity,” 23 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY (June 2011).
Aspects of Marriage in Three Southwestern Villages
Full Citation: Harrell, S., “Aspects of Marriage in Three South-western Villages,” 130 THE CHINA QUARTERLY 323 (1992).