New PDF release: Changing the Boundaries: Women-Centered Perspectives On

By Janice Jiggins

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ISBN-13: 9781417539284

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Altering the bounds explores gender kin with admire to schooling, reproductive well-being providers, and agricultural assets - 3 components which are widely known as being important to the fight for gender fairness, inhabitants keep an eye on, and environmental sustainability. in addition to defining the position of girls within the population-environment challenge, Jiggins explains how that function is the main to knowing problems with inhabitants and environment.Throughout the amount, the writer makes broad use of analysis, adventure, and documentation that pulls at the perspectives and guides of girls within the international South, a lot of that is to be had to improvement practitioners yet isn't present in educational libraries. info, arguments, options, and research from a large and sundry variety of resources are woven jointly to hyperlink the adventure of women's day-by-day lives with inhabitants guidelines and worldwide environmental politics.

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The Bank proposed that strong opportunities for accelerated economic growth and environmental sustainability go hand in hand through a set of win-win interventions, principally removal of subsidies, modernization of land rights, accelerated provision of clean water, expanded provision of family CHAPTER 1 WHY WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVES MATTER ▫ 21 planning services, expanded provision of credit to farmers, the education of girls, and the participation of farmers, communities, indigenous people, and women.

Most of the people attending meetings such as these are themselves members or leaders of networks and grassroots movements that are spread even more widely. The women’s movement brings a number of characteristic strengths to the debate about global change. First, as in male-led movements, charismatic leadership is important, but women leaders less often stay for a lifetime at the head of the organizations they inspired. As they move through the transitions in their own life cycle, they move on to be active in the movement in another role.

It is more than coincidental that women have evolved ways of channelling communication and action within the framework of networks, caucuses, campaigns, and coalitions, rather than through large bureaucracies and rigid organizational structures. Women’s organizations have had to do a great deal with very little in order to survive, by drawing on each other’s goodwill, willingness to share, and ability to do more than one thing at a time, just as in family life. Two broader consequences of the women’s movement are important to global environmental and population policy.

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