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Environment, Knowledge and Gender: Local Development in India's Jharkhand

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By: Sarah Jewitt

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Jun 2002 | #133609 | ISBN: 0754616541
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About this book

Investigates the practical value of radical populist and eco-feminist alternatives to more mainstream forms of development.


Contents

Changing ideologies in development thinking - the shift to a more appropriate approach; The adoption of gender issues into development and environmental policy making; Environmental management and forest policy in India; Gender and environmentally-oriented development in India; Introduction to Jharkhand and fieldwork methodologies; Introduction to the fieldwork villages; Technical and socio-cultural systems of agro-ecological knowledge in Jharkhand; Gender and agriculture in the research area; Forest use and management in the research area; Autonomous and joint forest management in Jharkhand; Gender, silvicultural knowledge and forest management.

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