Land Governance and Gender
The Tenure-Gender Nexus in Land Management and Land Policy
22nd December 2021
- ISBN 9781789247664
- Language English
- Pages 248 pp.
- Size 6" x 9"
This book delivers new conceptual and empirical studies surrounding the design and evaluation of land governance, focusing on land management approaches, land policy issues, advances in pro-poor land tenure and land-based gender concerns. It explores alternative approaches for land management and land tenure through international experiences. Part 1 covers Concepts, debates and perspectives on the governance and gender aspects of land. Part 2 focuses on Tenure-gender dimensions in land management, land administration and land policy. It deals with land issues within the interface of theory and practice. Part 3 covers Applications and experiences: techniques, strategies, tools, methods, and case studies. Part 4 focuses on Land governance, gender, and tenure innovations. Case studies discussed include China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, Germany, Mexico, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Korea, etc. Themes include Islamic tenure, reverse migration, matriarchy/matrilineal systems, structural inequality, tenure-responsive planning, land-related instabilities and COVID-19, urban-rural land concerns, women's tenure bargaining, tenure-gender nexus concerns in developing and developed countries.
- Includes theoretical or empirical studies on land governance and gender from a diverse group of countries
- Provides the basis for a new land administration theory to be set against conventional land administration approaches
- Offers, in an accessible manner, a range of new tools for design and evaluation of land management interventions.
1: Introducing Land Governance and Gender in the Context of Land Tenure
Part 1: Concepts, debates and perspectives on the governance and gender aspects of land
2: Gender, Structural Inequality, and Just Governance
3: Land tenure and the nuanced gender debates in sub-Saharan Africa: realities and illusions
4: Land Governance and Gender in Support of the Global Agenda 2030
5: Governing African land in an era of instability
Part 2: Tenure-gender dimensions in land management, land administration and land policy
6: Advancing Women’s Position by Recognising and Strengthening Customary Land Rights: Lessons from Community-Based Land Interventions in Mozambique
7: Women’s Insights on Bargaining for Land in Customary Tenure Systems: Land Access as an Individual and Collective Issue
8: Gender-Sensitivity in Land Management: Trajectory of Housing, Agriculture and Land Ownership in South Korea
9: Analysing Non-Legal Barriers to Land Ownership by Women
Part 3: Applications and experiences: techniques, strategies, tools, methods, and case studies
10: The Evolvement of Land Consolidation in Rural China from the Perspective of Governing Tension between Construction Land Expansion and Farmland Protection
11: Discourse on women and land tenure in Ghana: Does a matrilineal land tenure system make a difference for women?
12: The Gender Dimensions of Land Tenure Reforms in Ethiopia 1995-2020
13: The Paradox of Islamic Land Governance and Gender Equality
Part 4: Land governance, gender, and tenure innovations
14: Transforming Legal Status of Customary Land Rights: What this Means for Women and Men in Rural Africa
15: Women and Land Inheritance under Legal Pluralism in Lesotho
16: Tenure Responsive Zoning Regulations for Better Gender Equality in Land Management in Kigali city, Rwanda
17: New hope and future for rural areas under COVID-19 circumstances? Rural development, pandemic liveability, and reverse migration
18: Using Urban Literacy to Strengthen Land Governance and Women’s Empowerment in Peri-Urban Communities of San Andrés Cholula, Mexico
19: Land governance and gender for a tenure-responsive future