Gender and Natural Resource Management
Livelihoods, Mobility and Interventions
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Gender and Natural Resource Management by Bernadette P. Resurreccion
Book DescriptionThis book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and management, with a focus on Asia. It explores the uneasy negotiations between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of gender, environment and natural resource management, especially where gender is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relationships. It offers a critical feminist perspective on gender relations and natural resource management in the context of contemporary policy concerns: decentralized governance, the elimination of poverty and the 'mainstreaming' of gender. Through a combination of strong conceptual argument and empirical material from a variety of political economic and ecological contexts (including Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam), the book examines gender-environment linkages within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The book will serve as a core resource for students of gender studies and natural resource management, and as supplementary reading for a wide range of disciplines including geography, environmental studies, sociology and development. It also provides a stimulating collection of ideas for professionals looking to incorporate gender issues within their practice in sustainable development. Published with IDRC.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844075805
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bernadette P. Resurreccion
Bio-Innovation and Poverty Alleviation, Hardback (November 2014)
Offering insights into various forms of bio-innovation efforts and their effects on poverty alleviation, this volume is divided into three major themes: benefits for the poor: actual, direct, and prospective benefits for the poor; absence of positive impacts and institutional constraints; pro-poor drivers and embedding in anti-poverty alleviation.
Gender and Natural Resource Management, Paperback (March 2013)
Using empirical material from a number of Asian countries, this book explores gender-environment relations within shifting configurations of resource access and control. The author argues that current doctrines of decentralization and community participation are inadequate without consideration of the gender dimension.
Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region, Hardback (February 2011)» View all books by Bernadette P. Resurreccion
The Mekong Region has come to represent many of the important water governance challenges faced more broadly by the mainland Southeast Asian region. This book focuses on the complex nature of water rights and social justice in the Mekong region.
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Author Biography - Bernadette P. Resurreccion
Bernadette P. Resurreccion is Senior Research Fellow of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and adjunct Associate Professor of Gender and Development Studies at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Rebecca Elmhirst is Principal Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Brighton, UK.
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