The book is intended for academic researchers and students of
development studies, women's studies, geography, urban planning,
public policy, economics, and sociology, as well as a broader
non-academic audience of international development organizations,
development practitioners, planners, and policy specialists.
Bipasha Baruah is an assistant professor of international studies at California State University, Long Beach. She has also served as a gender specialist on CIDA's Eastern Caribbean Economic Management Program and as a consultant on gender and environmental issues to Foreign Affairs Canada.
1 Minding the Gap: Gender and Property Ownership 2 Locating Gender and Property in Development Discourse 3 Place Matters: Orientation to Research Location and Context 4 Complicated Lives: Urban Women and Multiple Vulnerabilities 5 Gendered Realities: Property Ownership and Tenancy Relationships 6 Women and Housing Microfinance 7 Partnership Projects for Urban Basic Services 8 Conclusions: Seeing the Forest and the Trees Appendices Notes References Index