Women and Property in Urban India

Women and Property in Urban India

By: Bipasha Baruah (author)Hardback

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Description

The book is intended for academic researchers and students ofdevelopment studies, women's studies, geography, urban planning,public policy, economics, and sociology, as well as a broadernon-academic audience of international development organizations,development practitioners, planners, and policy specialists.

About Author

Bipasha Baruah is an assistant professor ofinternational studies at California State University, Long Beach. Shehas also served as a gender specialist on CIDA's Eastern CaribbeanEconomic Management Program and as a consultant on gender andenvironmental issues to Foreign Affairs Canada.

Contents

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 TenancyRelationships 6 Women and Housing Microfinance 7 Partnership Projects for Urban Basic Services 8 Conclusions: Seeing the Forest and the Trees Appendices Notes References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819275
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 258
  • ID: 9780774819275
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0774819278

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