Gendered Realities: Exploring Property Ownership and Tenancy Relationships in Urban IndiaWorld Development (2007)
Gender is emerging as a central analytical construct in exploring landed property ownership and tenancy relationships in India. This article explores the nature of land tenure and landed property rights in slums in India from a gender perspective. The author raises key issues that need consideration in developing a gendered vision of urban land rights, tenure, and reform by documenting some of the central findings of her field research conducted in slums in Ahmedabad, India, in collaboration with the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA). In each case, the author also draws out policy recommendations for redressing discrepancies in women’s ownership of urban land and housing.
- land rights,
- land tenure,
- South Asia
Citation InformationBipasha Baruah. "Gendered Realities: Exploring Property Ownership and Tenancy Relationships in Urban India" World Development (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bipasha-baruah/24/