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Household decisions, gender, and development: A synthesis of recent research
(IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), 2003)
This book draws on 27 IFPRI research studies on household decision making and intrahousehold allocation of resources, organized by the following themes: power and resources within the household; agriculture and natural ...
Women's Labor and Nature: The 21st Century World-system from a Radical Ecofeminist Perspective
(Wesport, CT: Praeger Publishers, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003)
The paper starts by identifying the four cultural pillars that legitimize exportation of capitalism; universalism, developmentalism, racism, and sexism. The universal model of scientific thinking (rejecting other ways of ...
Women and water privatization
(Toronto, Ontario: Women's Human Rights net (WHRnet), AWID, 2003)
This electronic article allows the reader to have access to an overview of the issues relating women and water. It explores issues of privatization, raising the question on who benefits. The second part of the article ...
A feminist in the forest: Situated knowledges and mixing methods in natural resource management
This article is based on the context of situated knowledges - that there is no one truth out there to be uncovered, therefore, all knowledge is partial and linked to the contexts in which it is created. The paper presents ...
Socio-economic and gender sensitive indicators in the management of natural resources
(Rome, Italy: Sustainable Development Division (SD), FAO, 2003)
By assessing the present situation of socio-economic and 'gender-sensitive indicators' (GSI), this paper argues that there is not enough 'gender-sensitive monitoring' in the field of natural resources management. Therefore, ...
From Beijing to Kyoto: Gendering the international climate change negotiation process
This is part of a report presented at the 53rd Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs: Advancing Human Security: The Role of Technology and Politics. The report focuses on the need to identify and define stakeholders, ...
Naturaleza de género de los arreglos institucionales locales para la gestión de recursos naturales (GRN): Una brecha crucial en el conocimiento para promover una GNR equitativa y sustentable en América Latina
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: International Development Research Centre (IDRC), 2003)
La primera parte de este artículo argumenta en favor de la importancia de examinar la naturaleza de género de los arreglos institucionales locales para la GRN, a partir del magro conjunto de literatura sobre género y GRN ...
Empowered women and the men behind them: A study of change within the Hills Leasehold Forestry and Forage Development Project in Nepal
(Rome, Italy: IFAD, 2003)
The political conflicts between Maoist groups and the government increase women's work load as they are left behind alone and without forest programs. This case study examines the incorporation of gender interests into a ...