Does Land Ownership Make a Difference? Women's Roles in Agriculture in Kerala, India


Arun, Shoba. 1999. "Does Land Ownership Make a Difference? Women's Roles in Agriculture in Kerala, India." Gender and Development 7 (3): 19-27. 

Author: Shoba Arun


Women who own land may still lack control over it. Despite claims that women enjoy high status in Kerala, economic, social, and cultural factors interact to reinforce gender differences in ownership, control over, and access to critical agricultural resources, including land.

Topics: Agriculture, Gender, Gender Roles, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Rights, Land Rights, Property Rights Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India

Year: 1999

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