A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental by Stephanie Buechler,Anne-Marie S. Hanson

By Stephanie Buechler,Anne-Marie S. Hanson

This edited quantity explores how a feminist political ecology framework can carry clean insights to the learn of rural and concrete livelihoods depending on susceptible rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing jointly political ecologists and feminist students from a number of disciplines, the ebook develops solution-oriented advances to thought, coverage and making plans to take on the complexity of those international environmental alterations.

Using utilized study at the modern administration of groundwater, springs, rivers, lakes, watersheds and coastal wetlands in valuable and South Asia, Northern, vital and Southern Africa, and South and North the USA, the authors draw on various methodological views and new theoretical techniques to illustrate the significance of contemplating a number of layers of social distinction as produced by means of and important to the potent governance and native administration of water assets.

This specified assortment employs a unifying feminist political ecology framework that emphasizes the ways in which gender interacts with different social and geographical destinations of water source clients. In doing so, the ebook additional questions the normative gender discourses that underlie guidelines and practices surrounding rural and concrete water administration and weather switch, water pollutants, large-scale improvement and dams, water for crop and farm animals construction and processing, source wisdom and services, and important livelihood studies.

This e-book should be of curiosity to scholars and students of environmental reports, improvement stories, feminist and environmental geography, anthropology, sociology, environmental philosophy, public coverage, making plans, media experiences, Latin American and different quarter reviews, in addition to women’s and gender reviews.

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