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Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change

By: Margaret Alston(Editor), Kerri Whittenbury(Editor)

304 pages, 4 colour & 13 b/w illustrations, 2 colour tables


Hardback | Sep 2012 | #200794 | ISBN-13: 9789400755178
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Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change presents the voices of women from every continent, women who face vastly different climate events and challenges. The book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all.


Contents: Preface Part I: Introducing Gender and Climate change 1. Margaret Alston: Introducing Gender and Climate change Part II: Questioning Gender and Climate Justice 2. Nancy Tuana: Gender Climate Knowledge for Justice: Catalyzing a New Research Agenda 3. Andrei L. Israel and Carolyn Sachs: A Climate for Feminist Intervention: Feminist Science Studies and Climate Change 4. Karen Bell: Post-Conventional Approaches to Gender, Climate Change and Social Justice 5. Elaine Enarson: Two Solitudes, Many Bridges, Big Tent: Women's Leadership in Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Part III: Interrogating Policy from a Gender Perspective 6. Lena Dominelli: Gendering Climate Change: Implications for Debates, Policies and Practices 7. Beth Bee, Maureen Biermann and Petra Tschakert: Gender, Development, and Rights-Based Approaches: Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation and Adaptive Social Protection 8. Amber J. Fletcher: From "Free" Trade to Farm Women: Gender and the Neoliberal Environment 9. Josephine Clarke: Renegotiating Gender as Farming Families Manage Agricultural and Rural Restructuring in the Mallee. Part IV: Action and Strategies to Address Gender and Climate Change 10. Gotelind Alber: Gendered Access to Green Power: Motivations and Barriers for Changing the Energy Provider 11. Lorena Aguilar: A Path to Implementation: Gender-Responsive Climate Change Strategies 12. Rachel E. Goldsmith, Irina Feygina, John T. Jost: The Gender Gap in Environmental Attitudes: A System Justification Perspective Part V: Gender and Climate Change Examples from Around the World 13. Margaret Alston: Gender and Climate Change in Australia and the Pacific 14. Yianna Lambrou, Sibyl Nelson: Gender Issues in Climate Change Adaptation: Farmers' Food Security in Andhra Pradesh 15. Kerri Whittenbury: Climate Change, Women's Health, Wellbeing and Experiences of Gender Based Violence in Australia 16. Bettina Koelle: Women Farmer Scientists in Participatory Action Research Processes for Adaptation 17. Gerlie Tatlonghari and Thelma Paris: Gendered Adaptations to Climate Change: A Case Study from the Philippines 18. Naomi Godden: Gender and Declining Fisheries in Lobitos, Peru: Beyond Pescador and Ama de Casa 19. Reetu Sogani: Climate Change - A Himalayan Perspective 'Local Knowledge -the Way Forward' 20. Desley Hargreaves: Gender and Climate Change: Implications for Responding to the Needs of those Affected by Natural Disasters and Other Severe Weather Events

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