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Women's land rights & privatization in eastern Africa /
edited by Birgit Englert & Elizabeth Daley.
imprint
Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : James Currey ; Kampala [Uganda] : Fountain Publishers ; Nairobi [Kenya] : EAEP ; Dar es Salaam [Tanzania] : E&D Vision, 2008.
description
xii, 179 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1847016111 (hbk.), 9781847016119 (hbk.)
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imprint
Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : James Currey ; Kampala [Uganda] : Fountain Publishers ; Nairobi [Kenya] : EAEP ; Dar es Salaam [Tanzania] : E&D Vision, 2008.
isbn
1847016111 (hbk.)
9781847016119 (hbk.)
catalogue key
6677657
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Birgit Englert is Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Department of African Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria; Elizabeth Daley is an independent land consultant
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
The detailed, local level research in this volume not only challenges the status quo, but demonstrates that another world is possible and documents the many ways women in Eastern Africa are finding to ensure their rights to land.
Unpaid Annotation
In the context of increasing privatization and land reform these case studies reveal how reforms impact on women's rights to land and how these rights are contested or upheld.
Main Description
This volume focuses on the impact on women's land rights from the contemporary drive towards the formulation and implementation of land tenure reforms which aim primarily at the private registration of land. It is solidly grounded in the findings from seven case studies, all based on in-depth qualitative research, from various regions of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. The detailed, local level research in this volume not only challenges the status quo, but demonstrates that another world is possible and documents the many ways women in Eastern Africa are finding to ensure their rights to land. Birgit Englert is Assistant Professor in the Department of African Studies at the University of Vienna, Austria; Elizabeth Daley is an independent land consultant.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This collection examines women's land rights in East Africa in the context of land tenure reforms and privatization.
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. x
Introduction:Women's land rights & Privatizationp. 1
Breathing Life into Dead Theories about Property Rights in Rural Africa Lessons from Kenyap. 18
æGo Home & Clear the Conflict' Human rights perspective on gender & land in Tanzaniap. 40
Gender, Uenyeji, Wealth, Confidence & Land in Kinyanambo The impact of commoditization, rural-urban change & land registration in Mufindi District Tanzaniap. 61
Changing Land Rights & Gendered Discourses Examples from the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzaniap. 83
Falling Between Two Stools How women's land right are lost between state & customary law in Apac District, Northern Ugandap. 101
Struggling with In-Laws & Corruption in Kombewa Division, Kenya The impact of HIV / AIDS on widows' and orphans' land rightp. 121
Women & Land Arrangements in Rwanda A gender-based analysis of access to natural resourcesp. 138
Afterword Securing women's land rights
Indexp. 176
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