Alphagalileo > Item Display
en-GBde-DEes-ESfr-FR

New book delivers novel conceptual and empirical studies on land governance and gender

03/12/2021 CABI
Publication title: Land Governance and Gender: The Tenure-Gender Nexus in Land Management and Land Policy
Author: Professor Ucehendu Eugene Chigbu
Publication type: Other
Publication date: 06/12/2021
Number of pages: 248
ISBN number: 9781789247664

CABI has published a new free open access book which delivers novel conceptual and empirical studies surrounding the design and evaluation of land governance from a gender-based perspective.

The book, Land Governance and Gender: The Tenure-Gender Nexus in Land Management and Land Policy,’ edited by Professor Ucehendu Eugene Chigbu, includes a specific focus on land management approaches, land policy issues, advances in pro-poor land tenure and land-based gender concerns.

It includes theoretical or empirical studies on land governance and gender from a diverse group of countries and provides the basis for a new land administration theory to be set against conventional land administration approaches. It also offers, in an accessible manner, a range of new tools for design and evaluation of land management interventions.

Professor Chigbu, who is an Assosiate Professor in Land Administration at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, said, “The book explores the interesting and highly relevant themes of Islamic tenure, reverse migration, matriarchy/matrilineal systems, structural inequality, tenure-responsive planning, land-related instabilities and COVID-19 as well as urban-rural land concerns, women’s tenure bargaining and tenure-gender nexus concerns in developing and developed countries.”

Part 1 of the book covers Concepts, debates and perspectives on the governance and gender aspects of land while Part 2 looks at Tenure-gender dimensions in land management, land administration and land policy. Part 3 covers Applications and experiences: techniques, strategies, tools, methods, and case studies and Part 4 focuses on Land governance, gender, and tenure innovations.

Case studies discussed include China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, Germany, Mexico, Mozambique, Rwanda and South Korea.

David Hemming, Commissioning Editor at CABI, said, “This book is a valuable asset for students and researchers in land governance, urban and rural planning, international development, natural resource management, agriculture, community development, and gender studies. It is also useful for land practitioners, including those working within international organizations.”
Attached files
  • Professor Ucehendu Eugene Chigbu
03/12/2021 CABI
Regions: Europe, United Kingdom, Germany, Asia, China, South Korea, Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Rwanda, Latin America, Mexico
Keywords: Society, Policy - society

Testimonials

For well over a decade, in my capacity as a researcher, broadcaster, and producer, I have relied heavily on Alphagalileo.
All of my work trips have been planned around stories that I've found on this site.
The under embargo section allows us to plan ahead and the news releases enable us to find key experts.
Going through the tailored daily updates is the best way to start the day. It's such a critical service for me and many of my colleagues.
Koula Bouloukos, Senior manager, Editorial & Production Underknown
We have used AlphaGalileo since its foundation but frankly we need it more than ever now to ensure our research news is heard across Europe, Asia and North America. As one of the UK’s leading research universities we want to continue to work with other outstanding researchers in Europe. AlphaGalileo helps us to continue to bring our research story to them and the rest of the world.
Peter Dunn, Director of Press and Media Relations at the University of Warwick
AlphaGalileo has helped us more than double our reach at SciDev.Net. The service has enabled our journalists around the world to reach the mainstream media with articles about the impact of science on people in low- and middle-income countries, leading to big increases in the number of SciDev.Net articles that have been republished.
Ben Deighton, SciDevNet

We Work Closely With...


  • BBC
  • The Times
  • National Geographic
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • University of Cambridge
Copyright 2022 by DNN Corp Terms Of Use Privacy Statement