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Gendered Fields: Rural Women, Agriculture, and Environment

Series: Rural Studies Series

By: Carolyn Sachs

205 pages, B/w photos, tabs

Westview Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #50125 | ISBN: 081332520X
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #50124 | ISBN: 0813325196
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About this book

Applying a feminist and environmental approach to her investigation of how the changing global economy affects rural women, the author focuses on land ownership and use, cropping systems, and women's work with animals in highly industrialised as well as developing countries. There are case studies from a variety of countries.


Situating Rural Women in Theory; and Practice; Feminist Theory and Rural Women; Rural Women and Nature; Rural Womens Connections to the Land; Womens Work with Plants; Womens Work with Animals; Women on Family Farms: A Reappraisal; Global Restructuring, Local Outcomes, and the Reshaping of Rural Womens Work; Conclusion.

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