Gender and property law in Pakistan: resources and discourses
This book is based on extensive fieldwork in four villages in different provinces of Pakistan, and takes both a socio-legal and an anthropological approach. Its focus includes many other areas of life that have a bearing on women's access to property and enables the reader better to envisage the environment.
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