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By Stephanie Buechler,Anne-Marie S. Hanson

This edited quantity explores how a feminist political ecology framework can deliver clean insights to the examine 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 booklet develops solution-oriented advances to idea, coverage and making plans to take on the complexity of those international environmental adjustments.

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

This precise 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 booklet extra questions the normative gender discourses that underlie guidelines and practices surrounding rural and concrete water administration and weather switch, water toxins, large-scale improvement and dams, water for crop and cattle creation and processing, source wisdom and services, and significant livelihood studies.

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

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