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Fernandez, Bina

Land, Labour and Livelihoods

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Table of contents

1. Against the Grain: Indian Women Negotiate Land, Labour and Livelihoods in the New Millennium
Meena Gopal, Orlanda Ruthven, Bina Fernandez

Part I. Owning Land, Disowning Women

2. Tribal Women Organising for Land Rights in Dahod and Panchmahaals, Gujarat
Sita Mamidipudi, Sejal Dand

3. Securing Land Rights for Women: Government Land Allocation in Odisha
Sonali Mohapatra

4. Deserted and Widowed Women’s Struggles for Land and Livelihood: A Case from Maharashtra
Sneha Bhat

5. Claiming Space, Claiming Rights: Inheritance and Land Rights for Muslim Women in Uttar Pradesh, India
Niti Saxena, Soma K. Parthasarathy

Part II. Marginalised and Stigmatised Labour

6. Female Labour in Tea Plantations: Labour Process and Labour Control
Ashmita Sharma

7. Sex Work as Livelihood: Women, Men and Transgender Sex Workers in Karnataka
Shubha Chacko, Subadra Panchanadeswaran, Gowri Vijayakumar

8. Nhavi Women in Pune City: Renegotiating New Opportunities for Livelihood
Archana Zende

Part III. Education, Mobility and Skills

9. Karma and the Myth of the New Indian Super Woman: Missing Women in the Indian Workforce
Bhavani Arabandi

10. ‘Here, We Are Addicted To Loitering’: Exploring Narratives of Work and Mobility Among Migrant Women in Delhi
Sonal Sharma, Eesha Kunduri

11. All Aboard the Job Train: Government-funded Training and Recruitment in India’s Apparel Industry
Orlanda Ruthven

12. Care (Un)skilled: Fragmented Markets and Nursing Labour, Contemporary Kolkata
Panchali Ray

Part IV. Collective Strategies

13. Making Waste Matter: Reimagining Urban Renewal and Advocating for Women Waste-Pickers’ Right to a Dignified Livelihood
Sohnee Harshey, Pratibha Sharma

14. Self-Employment, Waged or Unpaid Work: Influences on the Choices of Poor Women
Dimple Tresa Abraham

15. Renegotiating Patriarchal Bargains? Rural Women’s Collective Livelihood Initiatives in India
Bina Fernandez

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Asian Politics, Development and Social Change, Regional Development, Gender Studies

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Gender, Development and Social Change
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319408651
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-40864-4

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