Feminist political ecology : global issues and local experiences / edited by Dianne Rocheleau, Barbara Thomas-Slayter, and Esther Wangari.

Contributor(s): Rocheleau, Dianne E | Thomas-Slayter, Barbara P | Wangari, Esther
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: International studies of women and placePublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996Description: xviii, 327 p. : ill., map ; 24 cmISBN: 0415120268 (cloth); 0415120276 (pbk.)Subject(s): Ecofeminism -- Political aspects | Political ecology | Feminist theoryDDC classification: 305.4201 LOC classification: HQ1233 | .F48 1996Online resources: WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents Indhold: Part I: Conceptual overview -- Gender and environment / Dianne Rocheleau ... [et al.]. Part II: Gendered organizations -- Out on the frontlines but still struggling for voice / Connie Campbell with the Women's Group of Xapuri -- Feminist politics and environmental justice / Vernice Miller ... [et al.]. Protecting the environment against state policy in Austria / Doris Wastl-Walter -- Spanish women against industrial waste / Josepa Brú-Bistuer -- Part III: Gendered resource rights -- Gendered visions for survival / Esther Wangari ... [et al.]. Development and dismantling social capital / M. Dale Shields ... [et al.]. "Our lives are no different from that of our buffaloes" / Manjari Mehta -- Part IV: Gendered knowledge -- Gendered knowledge: Rights and space in two Zimbabwe villages / Louise Fortmann -- From forest gardens to tree farms / Dianne Rocheleau ... [et al.]. Where kitchen and laboratory meet / Anne C. Bellows -- "Hysterical housewives" and other mad women / Joni Seager -- Part V: Conclusion -- Feminist political ecology / Barbara Thomas-Slayter ... [et al.].
Summary: This book explores the gendered relations of ecologies, economies and politics in communities as diverse as the rubbertappers in the Amazon to activist groups fighting racism in New York and bridges the gap between rural and urban movements.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Indhold: Part I: Conceptual overview --
Gender and environment / Dianne Rocheleau ... [et al.]. Part II: Gendered organizations --
Out on the frontlines but still struggling for voice / Connie Campbell with the Women's Group of Xapuri --
Feminist politics and environmental justice / Vernice Miller ... [et al.]. Protecting the environment against state policy in Austria / Doris Wastl-Walter --
Spanish women against industrial waste / Josepa Brú-Bistuer --
Part III: Gendered resource rights --
Gendered visions for survival / Esther Wangari ... [et al.]. Development and dismantling social capital / M. Dale Shields ... [et al.]. "Our lives are no different from that of our buffaloes" / Manjari Mehta --
Part IV: Gendered knowledge --
Gendered knowledge: Rights and space in two Zimbabwe villages / Louise Fortmann --
From forest gardens to tree farms / Dianne Rocheleau ... [et al.]. Where kitchen and laboratory meet / Anne C. Bellows --
"Hysterical housewives" and other mad women / Joni Seager --
Part V: Conclusion --
Feminist political ecology / Barbara Thomas-Slayter ... [et al.].

This book explores the gendered relations of ecologies, economies and politics in communities as diverse as the rubbertappers in the Amazon to activist groups fighting racism in New York and bridges the gap between rural and urban movements.

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