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Title Opposing currents : the politics of water and gender in Latin America / edited by Vivienne Bennett, Sonia Dávila-Poblete, and María Nieves Rico
Published Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 250 pages)
Series Pitt Latin American series
Pitt Latin American series.
Contents The connection between gender and water management / Margreet Zwarteveen and Vivienne Bennett -- Latin American challenges to global water and gender policies / Sonia Dávila-Poblete and María Nieves Rico -- Gender dimensions of neoliberal water policy in Mexico and Bolivia: empowering or disempowering / Rhodante Ahlers -- Women in the "water war" in the Cochabamba valleys / Rocío Bustamente, Elizabeth Peredo, and María Esther Udaeta -- To make waves: water and privatization in Tucumán, Argentina / Norma Giarraca and Norma del Pozo -- Irrigation management, community participation, and equity in an Andean community / Juana Rosa Vera Delgado -- Water as a source of equity and empowerment in Costa Rica / Lorena Aguilar -- Women, equity, and household water management in the valley of Mexico / Michael C. Ennis-McMillan -- Women and water in the northern Ecuadorean Andes / Elena P. Bastidas -- Women at the helm of irrigated agriculture in Mexico: the other side of male migration / Stephanie Buechler -- Toward a broader perspective / Vivienne Bennett, Sonia Dávila-Poblete, and Maria Nieves Rico
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index
Subject Water-supply -- Government policy -- Latin America.
Water-supply -- Social aspects -- Latin America.
Women in development -- Latin America.
Form Electronic book
Author Bennett, Vivienne, 1953-
Dávila-Poblete, Sonia.
Rico, Nieves.
ISBN 0822972654 (electronic bk.)
9780822972655 (electronic bk.)