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Title A political ecology of women, water and global environmental change / edited by Stephanie Buechler and Anne-Marie S. Hanson
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge international studies of women and place ; 15
Routledge international studies of women and place ; 15
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Contributors; Foreword: A quarter century of knowledge and change: pushing feminism, politics, and ecology in new directions with feminist political ecology; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: towards a feminist political ecology of women, global change, and vulnerable waterscapes; PART I Feminist political ecology and large-scale water resource management
10 Storytelling water north of the future Héen Kas'él'ti Xoo (among the ragged lakes): collaborative water research with Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Yukon Territory, Canada11 Pamiri women and the melting glaciers of Tajikistan: a visual knowledge exchange for improved environmental governance; 12 Conclusions: advancing multi-disciplinary scholarship on gender, water, and environmental change through feminist political ecology; Appendix: Tlingit/Tagish stories; Index
2 Interrogating large-scale development and inequality in Lesotho: bridging feminist political ecology, intersectionality, and environmental justice frameworks3 The silent (and gendered) violence: understanding water access in mining areas; 4 Urban water visibility in Los Angeles: legibility and access for all; 5 Advances and setbacks in women's participation in water management in Brazil; PART II Women and innovative adaptation to global environmental change; 6 Climate-water challenges and gendered adaptation strategies in Rayón, a riparian community in Sonora, Mexico
7 International partnerships of women for sustainable watershed governance in times of climate change8 Women's contributions to climate change adaptation in Egypt's Mubarak Resettlement Scheme through cactus cultivation and adjusted irrigation; PART III Stories, narratives, and knowledge production of socio-environmental change; 9 Shoes in the seaweed and bottles on the beach: global garbage and women's oral histories of socio-environmental change in coastal Yucatán
Summary "This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring new and exciting insights to the study of livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from multiple disciplines, the book develops solution-oriented advances to theory, policy and planning to tackle the complexity of these global environmental changes"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ecofeminism -- Cross-cultural studies
Global environmental change -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Political ecology -- Cross-cultural studies
Water-supply -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Women in conservation of natural resources -- Cross-cultural studies
Women in development -- Cross-cultural studies
Global environmental change -- Social aspects.
Political ecology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Water-supply -- Social aspects.
Women in conservation of natural resources.
Women in development.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Buechler, Stephanie, editor.
Hanson, Anne-Marie S., editor.
ISBN 0415749352