Women's livelihood rights [electronic resource] : recasting citizenship for development / edited by Sumi Krishna.Material type: TextPublication details: Los Angeles ; London : New Delhi : Sage Publications ; Sage Publications India, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 404 p.) : illISBN: 9788132101536 (electronic bk.); 8132101537 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Women's rights -- India | Women in development -- India | Equality -- India | Equality | Women in development | Women''s rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human RightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women's livelihood rights.DDC classification: 323.3/40954 LOC classification: HQ1236.5.I4 | W6593 2007ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Papers presented at the Conference on Citizenship, Sovereignty and Gender, held at Goa during 3-6 May 2005.
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1. Recasting Citizenship for Women's Livelihood and Development: An Overview / Sumi Krishna -- I. Recognition and Resource Rights -- 2. Whose Rights? Women in Pastoralist and Shifting Cultivation Communities: A Continuing Struggle for Recognition and Rights to Livelihood Resources / Sagari R. Ramdas and Nitya S. Ghotge -- 3. Transgressing Political Spaces and Claiming Citizenship: The Case of Women Kendu Leaf-Pluckers and the Community Forestry Federation, Ranpur, Orissa / Neera M. Singh -- 4. Legal Identity and Natural Resource Management: The Foraging Irula Women of Killai, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu / P. Thamizoli and P. Ignatius Prabhakar -- II. Work and Employment Strategies -- 5. Marginal Lives in Marginal Lands: Livelihood Strategies of Women-Headed, Immigrant Households in the Charlands of the River Damodar, West Bengal / Gopa Samanta and Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt -- 6. Migrant Tribal Women's Struggle for Livelihood: A Study of the Employment Assurance Scheme in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh / Sandeep Joshi -- 7. Restructuring the Employment Guarantee Scheme: Efforts to Provide Livelihood Opportunities through Women's SHGs and Horticulture in Maharashtra / Chhaya Datar -- III. The Challenge of Democratic Governance -- 8. In the Name of the Community: Gender, Development and Governance in Arunachal Pradesh / Deepak K. Mishra and Vandana Upadhyay -- 9. The Reinforcement of Gender Stereotypes through Modern Education: The Case of Mizoram / B. Lakshmi -- IV. Restructuring Institutional Systems -- 10. Mainstreaming Gender in Agricultural Research and Extension: How Do We Move beyond Efficiency Arguments? / Meghana Kelkar -- 11. Women and Water Policy: Issues and Alternatives / Seema Kulkarni -- 12. Do Property Rights in Land Ensure Greater Participation of Women in Resource Management? Notes from a Study in Rural Karnataka / M. Indira
13. 'Just' Laws are not Enough: A Note on the Common Civil Code, Marriage and Inheritance in Goa / Shaila Desouza -- V. Women's Collective Agency, Development and Citizenship -- 14. The Sangha Mane: The Translation of an Internal Need into a Physical Space / Vinalini Mathrani and Vani Periodi -- 15. SHGs as Change Agents in Enhancing the Political Participation of Women in Local Self-Governance / Mandakini Pant -- 16. Exploring Linkages between Citizenship, Livelihood Security and Gender Equality: Planned Interventions and Outcomes in Rajasthan / Shobhita Rajagopal -- VI. Dignity in Struggle: Lessons from the Past -- 17. Women's Development under Patriarchy: The Experience of the Sathins / Rajesh Ramakrishnan, Viren Lobo and Depinder Kapur.
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