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Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions
  

Gender and Natural Resource Management: Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions (Paperback)

By Resurreccion, Bernadette P.
By Elmhirst, Rebecca

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This book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment and natural resource management, ...especially where gender is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relationships. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the elimination of poverty and the i? mainstreamingi? of gender. Through a combination of strong conceptual argument and empirical material from a variety of political economic and ecological contexts (including Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam), the book examines gender-environment linkages within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The book will serve as a core resource for students of gender studies and natural resource management, and as supplementary reading for a wide range of disciplines including geography, environmental studies, sociology and development. It also provides a stimulating collection of ideas for professionals looking to incorporate gender issues within their practice in sustainable development. Published with IDRC.
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ISBN 9780415847919
Released NZ 4 Mar 2013
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780415847919
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Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 4 Mar 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Resurreccion, Bernadette P.
By Elmhirst, Rebecca
Category Development Studies
Women's Studies
Management Of Land & Natural Resources
Number of Pages 284
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 333.7082
Weight 489g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Natural resources - Congresses - Management - Asia, Women and the environment - Congresses - Asia, Ecofeminism - Congresses - Asia
NBS Text Environment & Planning
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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