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 convey clean insights to the research of rural and concrete livelihoods depending on weak rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing jointly political ecologists and feminist students from a number of disciplines, the e-book develops solution-oriented advances to idea, coverage and making plans to take on the complexity of those worldwide environmental alterations.

Using utilized examine at the modern administration of groundwater, springs, rivers, lakes, watersheds and coastal wetlands in imperative and South Asia, Northern, crucial and Southern Africa, and South and North the United States, the authors draw on numerous methodological views and new theoretical methods to illustrate the significance of contemplating a number of layers of social distinction as produced by way of and vital to the potent governance and native administration of water assets.

This targeted 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 publication extra questions the normative gender discourses that underlie rules and practices surrounding rural and concrete water administration and weather swap, water toxins, large-scale improvement and dams, water for crop and cattle construction and processing, source wisdom and services, and significant livelihood studies.

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

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