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The gender of space
(London, UK: Carfax publishing part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2003)
In this article the author emphasizes on the symbolic gender of space and their behavioral consequences. The author, a cultural anthropologist, preferred to use gender of space because her understanding was that gender and ...
Disaggregating local knowledge: The effects of gendered farming practices on soil fertility and soil reaction in SW Hungary
Researchers in conservation agriculture have realized that inclusion of local knowledge of natural resources is an important part of developing a community-based conservation plan. Furthermore, because men and women have ...
Pesticide exposure and women's health
The author argues that pesticides effect human health in many similar ways for males and females, but the differences in biology makes women more susceptible to the toxicity of certain chemicals and different cancers can ...
Southern Exposure: International Development and the Global South in the Twenty-First Century
(Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press Inc, 2003)
Southern Exposure offers a unique perspective on the effects of globalization as experienced from ordinary people in the Global South. Gender and culture are kept at the forefront of Barbara Thomas-Slayter's issues-based ...
Gender-disaggregated data for agriculture and rural development: Guide for facilitators
(Rome, Italy: SEAGA and FAO, 2003)
This is a 2003 guide, referred to as, package of facilitation materials, and is intended to equip all those who want to facilitate change in policies, planning designs, and approaches. This guide provides materials for a ...
The UN World Water Development Report 1: Water for People, Water for Life
(Paris, France: UNESCO and Berghahn Books, 2003)
This report, with respective case studies, can be found on-line in six parts. Part I introduces background on the water crisis providing an historical overview on water policies. This first part ends with some recommendations ...
Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Biodiversity
(Manila: CIP-UPWARD, 2003)
The appreciation for agricultural biodiversity has grown and matured, resulting in an increasing awareness that its valuation and use could contribute to long-term conservation and use. This sourcebook encourages action ...
Engendering social capital: Women workers and rural-urban networks in Indonesia's crisis
(Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd, 2003)
This paper is the result of field studies that examine the feminist studies and the geography of rural-urban networks. The study was conducted using qualitative methods to study women migrants and their urban-rural networks ...
A world of decisions: Case studies: Women, water, and work: The success of the self-employed women's association
(Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2003)
This particular case study explores the successes of the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) an innovative grassroots governance structures. Through their focus on learning, SEWA has achieved state recognition and ...
Integración de las Cuestiones de la Seguridad Alimentaria en la Investigación Agrícola
(Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2003)