1 edition of Gender and sustainability found in the catalog.
Gender and sustainability
MarГa Luz Cruz-Torres
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||María Luz Cruz-Torres and Pamela McElwee, editors|
|LC Classifications||HQ1460.5 G45 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012015848|
Gender is a key impact theme in IDH’s strategic plan, in which we set out to embed gender equality into our transformation strategy. In many sectors we work in, women play a role in the supply chain: through production of food crops and sales of cash crops, through employment as workers on commercial farms, and also as traders and. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in , and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.
An important aspect to remember in the study of gender is that it is not just about women. That is, analyses of the role of gender in environmental problems and sustainability, as this book has focused on, should ideally outline the differential roles ofbothmen and women and highlight areas in which there is strong stratification between genders in terms of beliefs or practices. Gender equality is about freedom and justice for all people regardless of gender. In a world where men have historically had – and still have – most of the power, the goal of gender equality is mostly about improving the situation of girls and women. The Sustainability Book is published by: The Sustainability Book was made possible by a.
Leadership and Power in International Development: Navigating the Intersections of Gender, Culture, Context, and Sustainability brings scholarship up-to-date with practice, collecting the stories and reflections of twenty leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States, many of whom have extensive experience leading within Reviews: 1. Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
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“This is a book that deserves to be read carefully by those engaging in recent iterations of sustainability science.”—Gender and Development “The consistently clear language makes the book appropriate for introducing undergraduates to the material, as well as an enjoyable read for more experienced scholars.”—Gender, Place, and CultureFormat: Paperback.
"This timely book provides innovative and exciting ideas for both scholars and policy makers, challenging dominant market-led development models.
It shows how pathways to achieve sustainable development and gender equality can be built through women’s collective action at the grassroots and supportive public investment and services."Brand: Routledge. Search for:Search.
Gender and Sustainability. Lessons from Asia and Latin America. María Luz Cruz-Torres(Editor), Pamela McElwee(Editor) Hardcover ($), Paperback ($), Ebook ($)Buy. This is one of the first books to address how gender plays a role in helping to achieve the sustainable use of natural resources. The contributions collected here deal with the struggles of women and men.
Gender and Sustainability: Lessons from Gender and sustainability book and Latin America. Maria Luz Cruz-Torres and Pamela McElwee (eds.) Book Review. In recent decades, there has been a proliferation of studies that illuminate the connections between gender, environmental change, and livelihoods in Asia and Latin America.
Much of the work in this vein has sought to show how an understanding of gender inequality and its. View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment & Gender related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.
Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Reimagining Matters of Care and Sustainability By Dagmar Lorenz-Meyer, Pat Treusch, Xin Liu. J by Routledge. Pages. Nicole Detraz’s trailblazing book reveals how gender analysis offers essential insights into why the problems of consumption, environmental insecurity, and unsustainable development persist, as well as why government and corporate policies so often cause even greater injustice."Cited by: 3.
This timely book shows how policy and activism can build synergies between dimensions of gender relations and of environmental, social, and economic sustainability through multiple pathways. The first chapter outlines a ‘gendered pathways approach’ – a conceptual framework for addressing intersections between gender and sustainability.
GENDER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – © OECD Care of children and household responsibilities fall in large part on women with deleterious effects on their working lives.
Gender, the Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific was prepared by the Social Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) under the overall leadership and guidance of Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of United Nations and Executive Secretary.
KEYWORDS: Sustainable Consumption Behavior, gender role differences, green initiatives. INTRODUCTION With the increasing importance of sustainability and need to behave in socially responsible manner, the scope of research in this area has. The World Survey on the Role of Women in Development, on the theme of "gender equality and sustainable development", was first issued by the United Nations in as a report of the Secretary-General (A/69/).
ABOUT THE COVER The cover depicts the three dimensions of sustainability - environmental, economic and social, as three separate.
Gender issues are a natural ingredient of sustainable entrepreneurship 6 Gender issues are confined to one of four dimensions of sustainable entrepreneurship 6 Sustainability-related guidelines only touch briefly on gender issues 7 Sustainability investors pay explicit attention to company performance on gender issues 8 3.
Together these chapters show why gender issues are important for understanding how communities and populations deal daily with the challenges of globalization and environmental change. Through their rich ethnographic research, the contributors demonstrate that gender analysis offers useful insights into how a more sustainable world can be negotiated—one household and one community at a by: 9.
Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability is an interdisciplinary collection which addresses global climate change and sustainability by engaging with the issues of race, gender, and class through an intersectional lens. The book challenges readers to foster new theoretical and practical linkages and to think beyond the traditional, and.
In her book Staying difficult questions regarding trade-offs between environmental sustainability and social well-being. the way in which the new Gender Action Plan for. Together these chapters show why gender issues are important for understanding how communities and populations deal daily with the challenges of globalization and environmental change.
Through their rich ethnographic research, the contributors demonstrate that gender analysis offers useful insights into how a more sustainable world can be negotiated—one household and one community at a time.
Book Description. Campaigns to redress gender inequities and injustices have resulted in significant achievements towards equality, especially for well-educated, career-orientated, white women in the West. Masoumeh Ebtekhar, ‘Peace and Sustainability Depend on the Spiritual and the Feminine’, in Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P.
Gender Equality and Sustainable Development: A Pathways Approach Authors/editor(s): Melissa Leach, Lyla Mehta and Preetha Prabhakaran, UN Women The challenges of building pathways to sustainability and enhancing gender equality are both urgent.
Gender equality and women’s rights are both a goal and a means of achieving sustainable development. Governments from all regions of the world have made the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls a high priority of the Sustainable.
Achieving gender equality and realizing the human rights, dignity and capabilities of diverse groups of women is a central requirement of a just and sustainable world. in human development. The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment gathers together state-of-the-art theoretical reflections and empirical research from leading researchers and practitioners working in this transdisciplinary and transnational academic the course of the book, these contributors provide critical analyses of the gender dimensions of a wide range of timely and challenging topics, from.Gender and Work in Global Value Chains: Capturing the Gains?
by Stephanie Barrientos, Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press,pp., £ (hbk), $ (ebook), ISBN: The social, environmental, and economic impacts of global consumptive trends are well documented in the sustainable consumption literature.
This entry discusses some of the major food-related sustainable consumption trends and does so by using a gender lens to better understand the gender factors and realities within these trends.