Democracy, Class & Gender in Land Reform: A Zimbabwean Example?


Jacobs, Susie. 2003. "Democracy, Class & Gender in Land Reform: A Zimbabwean Example?" In Walking Towards Justice: Democratization in Rural Life, edited by Michael M. Bell and Fred Hendricks, 203-28. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Author: Susie Jacobs


In Zimbabwe, a curious set of events has occurred since early 2000. Land reform, usually taken to be in defence of rural democracy, is being employed by a government determined to remain in power and veering increasingly toward violent authoritarianism.

Topics: Class, Gender, Governance, Rights, Land Rights, Violence Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Zimbabwe

Year: 2003

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