Women Reclaiming Sustainable Livelihoods: Spaces Lost, Spaces Gained

Hardcover | June 5, 2012

EditorWendy Harcourt

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This volume highlights women's work sustaining local economies and environments, particularly in response to the current food, fuel and climate crises. It includes women's role in the green entrepreneurship, women's reproductive and productive work in the care economy, and a further examination of eco feminist debates.

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This volume highlights women's work sustaining local economies and environments, particularly in response to the current food, fuel and climate crises. It includes women's role in the green entrepreneurship, women's reproductive and productive work in the care economy, and a further examination of eco feminist debates.

WENDY HARCOURT Senior Lecturer at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is the author of five books, including the prize winning Body Politics in Development and editor of the quarterly journal Development of the Society for International Development. She has written ext...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.93 × 5.67 × 0.94 inPublished:June 5, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230316484

ISBN - 13:9780230316485

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Table of Contents

Preface; W.Harcourt
Introduction
Women Reclaiming Sustainable Livelihoods; W.Harcourt& J.Stremmelaar
Redefining Sustainable Livelihoods; S.Krishna
PARTI: FRAMING GENDER AND LIVELIHOOD CONCERNS TODAY
Women Advocating for Gender Equality and Sustainable Livelihoods on the Global Stage; I.Dankelman
Towards Gender Equality in Global Sustainable Consumption and Production Agreements; K.Sexsmith
Gender Equality in Certified Agricultural Value Chains; N.Verhart& R.Pyburn
Global Agricultural Policies, Institutional Interventions and Women's Livelihoods; A.Rao
Global Institutions Try to Get it Right: An Insider's Perspective; G.Bloom
PART II: GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS IN PLACE
Your Caring Sharing Co-op: Women, Work and Sustainability in a Polanyian Paradigm; M.S.Cato
Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in India: 'Side-stream'/'Mainstream'; S.Krishna
The Dream Merchants Have No Clothes: Women's Rights and Empowerment in the Micro Finance Regime; S.K.Parthasarathy
The Cost of Peace: Exploring Opportunities for Women's Livelihoods in Post Conflict Settings; S.Aguiari
Sustaining Women's and Community Livelihoods in Rural Tanzania; M.Masaiganah
Sustainable Livelihoods and Gender in the Marginal Alpine Communities of Trentino; M.Zucca
Indigenous Women Claiming Their Land; M.B.Rius
PART III: EMERGING ISSUES FOR GENDER AND LIVELIHOODS
Biocapital, Biopolitics and Biosocialities: Reframing Health, Livelihoods and Environments with New Genetics and Biotechnology; L.Acero
Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods in Urban Honiara; A.Lacey
Gender and Climate Justice; A.Agostino& R.Lizarde
Epilogue
Green Washing Warnings; W.Harcourt