Women, Mobility and Rural Livelihoods in Zimbabwe: Experiences of Fast Track Land Reform


Mutopo, Patience. 2014. Women, Mobility and Rural Livelihoods in Zimbabwe: Experiences of Fast Track Land Reform. Boston: Brill Publishers.

Author: Patience Mutopo


This book through detailed ethnographic methodology investigates the role women play in a post fast track land environment. The author examines how the hidden access to land, enabled the women to engage in agro based livelihoods and transitory mobility through social networks (WorldCat).




List of Illustrations

Acronyms and Terminology



Chapter 1. Setting the Research Agenda and the Conceptual Framework

Chapter 2. Methodology

Chapter 3. Description of the Study Area

Chapter 4. The Early Beginnings of Merrivale Farm

Chapter 5. Merrivale Farm during and after Fast-Track Land Reform, 2000–2010

Chapter 6. Access to Land and the Shaping of Livelihoods at Tavaka Village, Merrivale

Chapter 7. Life beyond Merrivale Farm: Preparation for and Trading in South Africa

Chapter 8. Conclusion



Topics: Gender, Women, Livelihoods, Rights, Land Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Zimbabwe

Year: 2014

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