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  1. Research

    Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Implications of the Re-turn to the Customary

    Whitehead, Ann, and Dzondki Tsikata. 2003. “Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Implications of the Re-turn to the Customary.” Journal of Agrarian Change 3 (1-2): 67-112.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Clan, Coloniality/Post-Coloniality, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Households, Political Economies, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa Keywords: customary law, land tenure reform, Women's land interests, legal pluralism

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    Gender, Traditional Authority, and the Politics of Rural Reform in South Africa

    Rangan, Haripriya, and Mary Gilmartin. 2008. “Gender, Traditional Authority, and the Politics of Rural Reform in South Africa.” Development and Change 33 (4): 633-658.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gender Equity, Governance, Constitutions, Livelihoods, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa Keywords: women's land rights, customary law, gender inequality, informal access to communal land, New South African Constitution

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    Securing Women’s Interests within Land Tenure Reforms: Recent Debates in Tanzania

    Tsikata, Dzodzi. 2003. “Securing Women’s Interests within Land Tenure Reforms: Recent Debates in Tanzania.” Journal of Agrarian Change 3 (1-2): 149-83.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Hierarchies, Governance, NGOs, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Tanzania Keywords: land reform, women, customary law

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    Modest Expectations: Gender and Property Rights in Urban Mexico

    Varley, Ann. 2010. “Modest Expectations: Gender and Property Rights in Urban Mexico.” Law and Society Review 44 (1): 67-100.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Girls, Gendered Power Relations, Governance, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, North America Countries: Mexico Keywords: titling, gender, customary law, gender relations, Property Rights

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    The Cry for Land: Agrarian Reform, Gender and Land Rights in Uzbekistan

    Kandiyoti, Deniz. 2003. “The Cry for Land: Agrarian Reform, Gender and Land Rights in Uzbekistan.” Journal of Agrarian Change 3 (1-2): 225-56.

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    Topics: Economies, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Livelihoods, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Asia, Central Asia Countries: Uzbekistan Keywords: post-Soviet reform, farm reconstruction, gender

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    Personal Reflections on Drafting Laws to Improve Women’s Access to Land: Is There a Magic Wand?

    McAuslan, Patrick. 2010. “Personal Reflections on Drafting Laws to Improve Women’s Access to Land: Is There a Magic Wand?” Journal of Eastern African Studies 4 (1): 114-30.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Constitutions, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda Keywords: gender equality, law reform, land policy

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    Land Reform for Peace? Rwanda’s 2005 Land Law in Context

    Pottier, Johan. 2006. “Land Reform for Peace? Rwanda’s 2005 Land Law in Context.” Journal of Agrarian Change 6 (4): 509-37.

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    Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender, Women, Girls, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Post-conflict Governance, Peacebuilding, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa Countries: Rwanda Keywords: land reform, social inequality, new elites, land scarcity, local government, aid policy

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    Approaches to Gender Conflicts on Land Ownership in the Courts of Anglophone Cameroon: Human Rights Implications

    Sone, Patience Munge. 2013. “Approaches to Gender Conflicts on Land Ownership in the Courts of Anglophone Cameroon: Human Rights Implications.” The International Journal of Human Rights 17 (4): 567–83. doi:10.1080/13642987.2013.793084.

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    Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Justice, Rights, Human Rights, Land Rights Regions: Africa, Central Africa Countries: Cameroon

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    Gender and the Politics of the Land Reform Process in Tanzania

    Manji, Ambreena. 1998. “Gender and the Politics of the Land Reform Process in Tanzania.” The Journal of Modern African Studies 36 (4): 645–67.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Rights, Land Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Tanzania

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    Governing the Global Land Grab: What Role for Gender in the Voluntary Guidelines and the Principles for Responsible Investment?

    Collins, Andrea M. 2014. "Governing the Global Land Grab: What Role for Gender in the Voluntary Guidelines and the Principles for Responsible Investment?" Globalizations 11 (2): 189-203.

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    Topics: Economies, Gender, Gender Analysis, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Land grabbing, Rights, Land Rights Keywords: gender, global governance, land grabbing, large-scale land acquisitions, voluntary guidelines, agricultural investment

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