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Empowering women : land and property rights in Latin America / Carmen Diana Deere and Magdalena León.

Author/Creator:
Deere, Carmen Diana.
Publication:
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2001.
Series:
Pitt Latin American series
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 486 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Real property -- Latin America.
Sex discrimination against women -- Latin America.
Equality before the law -- Latin America.
Contents:
The importance of gender and property
Gender, property rights, and citizenship
Gender exclusionary agrarian reform
Building blocks toward gender-progressive change
Engendering the neo-liberal counter-reforms
The struggle for women's land rights and increased ownership of land
In defense of community: struggles over individual and collective land rights
Inheritance of land in practice
Women property owners: land titling, inheritance, and the market
Land and property in a feminist agenda.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-478) and index.
Contributor:
León de Leal, Magdalena.
ISBN:
0822941619 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822957671 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
46936165
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