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Women's Access to Land as Owners and Farm Workers: Some Implications for Extension Planning


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Ismail, Maimunah (1992) Women's Access to Land as Owners and Farm Workers: Some Implications for Extension Planning. PhD thesis, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia.

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The focus of the study was on women's access to land. The primary objective was to examine factors associated with women's access to the agricultural resource. Access was operationalised into two areas, i.e. access to land as owners and as farm workers. The study was conducted in two villages in the district of Kuala Langat, Selangor. Interviews with 143 household spouses from the two villages were conducted. In-depth interviews on women's life history were carried out with selected women. The analysis comprised two components. The first component was on hypothesis analysis and answering research questions related to women's access to land as owners. This component used quantitative tools such as t-test, chi-square test and regression analyses. Tobit and Multiple Regression analyses were conducted to find the relationship between the selected independent variables and the land size owned by women and men as the dependent variables.


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Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Subject: Women plantation owners - Kuala Langat - Selangor.
Subject: Women farmers - Kuala Langat - Selangor.
Subject: Women in agriculture - Kuala Langat - Selangor.
Call Number: FPP/L 1992 4
Chairman Supervisor: Professor Sulaiman Hj. Mohd Yassin, PhD
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Depositing User: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 12:54
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2012 08:55
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/11094
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