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Women and property in urban India

Bipasha Baruah

Women and property in urban India

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social conditions,
  • Right of property,
  • Housing,
  • Urban women,
  • Land tenure

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-235) and index.

    StatementBipasha Baruah
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD876 .B37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25003051M
    ISBN 100774819278
    ISBN 109780774819275
    LC Control Number2010513398
    OCLC/WorldCa650755404


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Governments and international development agencies have made housing the urban poor a priority, but few focus on women's needs. Based on research conducted in Ahmedabad in collaboration with the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), this book maps the constraints and opportunities that low-income women throughout the Global South face in securing property, which remains Cited by: 6.

In Women and Property in Urban India, Bipasha Baruah draws on research conducted in Ahmedabad in collaboration with the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) to map the constraints and opportunities that low-income women throughout the Global South face in securing property, which remains overwhelmingly in Women and property in urban India book hands.

Contents Acknowledgments / vii Abbreviations / ix Map of India / 2 1 Minding the Gap: Gender and Property Ownership / 3 2 Locating Gender and Property in Development Discourse / 17 3 Place Matters: Orientation to Research Location and Context / 35 4 Complicated Lives: Urban Women and Multiple Vulnerabilities / 62 5 Gendered Realities: Property Ownership and Tenancy Relationships / Based on a household survey in Kerala (India), the authors assess the prevalence and correlates of both physical and psychological violence—long term and current.

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