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Women reclaiming sustainable livelihoods : spaces lost, spaces gained

Author: Wendy Harcourt
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Gender, development and social change
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time when the world is reeling from multiple economic and ecological crises, an international cast of ecologists and gender specialists from the Global North and Global South provide a multidisciplinary perspective on gender, sustainability, and livelihoods. With the 20 year review of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to be held in Brazil in 2012, this book boldly reclaims the concept  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Harcourt
ISBN: 9781137022349 1137022345 9780230316485 0230316484
OCLC Number: 842156089
Notes: In Palgrave connect.
Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 11 décembre 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique) : fichier PDF.
Contents: Preface; W. Harcourt --
Introduction --
Women Reclaiming Sustainable Livelihoods; W. Harcourt & J. Stremmelaar --
Redefining Sustainable Livelihoods; S. Krishna --
PARTI: FRAMING GENDER AND LIVELIHOOD CONCERNS TODAY --
Women Advocating for Gender Equality and Sustainable Livelihoods on the Global Stage; I. Dankelman --
Towards Gender Equality in Global Sustainable Consumption and Production Agreements; K. Sexsmith --
Gender Equality in Certified Agricultural Value Chains; N. Verhart & R. Pyburn --
Global Agricultural Policies, Institutional Interventions and Women's Livelihoods; A. Rao --
Global Institutions Try to Get it Right: An Insider's Perspective; G. Bloom --
PART II: GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS IN PLACE --
Your Caring Sharing Co-op: Women, Work and Sustainability in a Polanyian Paradigm; M.S. Cato --
Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in India: 'Side-stream'/'Mainstream'; S. Krishna --
The Dream Merchants Have No Clothes: Women's Rights and Empowerment in the Micro Finance Regime; S.K. Parthasarathy --
The Cost of Peace: Exploring Opportunities for Women's Livelihoods in Post Conflict Settings; S. Aguiari --
Sustaining Women's and Community Livelihoods in Rural Tanzania; M. Masaiganah --
Sustainable Livelihoods and Gender in the Marginal Alpine Communities of Trentino; M. Zucca --
Indigenous Women Claiming Their Land; M.B. Rius --
PART III: EMERGING ISSUES FOR GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS --
Biocapital, Biopolitics and Biosocialities: Reframing Health, Livelihoods and Environments with New Genetics and Biotechnology; L. Acero --
Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in Urban Honiara; A. Lacey --
Gender and Climate Justice; A. Agostino & R. Lizarde --
Epilogue --
Green Washing Warnings; W. Harcourt.
Series Title: Gender, development and social change
Other Titles: Palgrave connect.
Responsibility: edited by Wendy Harcourt, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, Netherlands.

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