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v, 37 p. ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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201 p. ; 25 cm.
  • What is environmental sustainability?-- environmental assessment, what is it and why should we use it?-- potential environmental impacts-- global and transboundary concerns-- public consultation in environmental assessment projects-- the environmental impact assessment process-- environmental assessment methods-- economic analysis of environmental impacts-- environmental auditing-- environmental impact assessment - selected case studies-- environmentally sound technology assessment.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780850925562 20160527
A concise guide which focuses on the environmental impact of development projects. It aims to teach the knowledge, skills, approach and best practice necessary if environmental assessment is to be integrated into all development projects. The book recognizes the diversity of environmental problems from country to country. It identifies five areas which managers and planners should pay attention to: natural habitat destruction; land degradation; the depletion and degradation of fresh water resources; agricultural, industrial and urban pollution; and the degradation of "global commons". The volume looks at a number of development projects, and analyzes their environmental impact in order to generate a checklist of potential impacts which all planners and managers can use. The book also features case studies, provides economic analysis of environmental impacts, and discusses environmental auditing.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780850925562 20160527
Green Library
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170 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Preface * Women, Ecology and Health: Rebuilding Connections * After the Forest: AIDS as Ecological Collapse in Thailand * Killing Legally with Toxic Waste: Women and the Environment in the United States * Environmental Degradation and Subversion of Health * Using Technology, Choosing Sex: The Campaign Against Sex Determination and the Question of Choice * Legal Rights... and Wrongs: Internationalising Bhopal * 'Green Earth, Women's Power, Human Liberation': Women in Peasant Movements in India * Filipino Peasant Women in Defence of Life * Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Its Ecological and Political Consequences * The Seed and the Earth: Biotechnology and the Colonisation of Regeneration * The Re-greening of the Planet * Ecological Economics * Notes on Contributors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853831904 20160528
It is 20 years since environmental issues were first put on the international agenda at the Stockholm Conference, and concern for planetary survival has shifted from desertification to acid rain to ozone depletion to biodiversity. The official responses to all the various crises, however, has largely been one of offering technological and managerial 'fixes, ' which often fail to address or solve the basic ecological issues. Genuine, viable improvements can only be implemented at ground level, by those most strongly affected by the problem. Because of their location 'on the fringes, ' and their traditional role in providing sustenance, it is women who are often able to offer ecological insights that are deeper and richer than the technocratic recipes of international experts, or the responses of men in their own societies. "Close to Home" emphasises that the environment is not some distant concern, but one that affects the health and well-being of communities on a daily basis. For women, 'the environment' is the place in which we live. The contributions in this book, edited by Vandana Shiva, show how women worldwide are taking action at grass-roots level, battling toxic wastes, low-level radiation and biotechnology in the struggle for truly sustainable community development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853831904 20160528
Green Library
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xiii, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
This volume presents and disentangles the various positions put forward on the environmental dimensions of the development process as they relate to women. The authors clarify the political and theoretical issues at stake and put forward their own ideas on the basic elements needed for a new paradigm. It aims to contribute to a theoretical framework for understanding woman's roles in environment and sustainable development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781856491846 20160528
Green Library
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xiii, 122 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Green Library
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189 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • La teoría del género y el desarrollo sustentable
  • Recuerdos de mujeres ecofeministas
  • Sustentabilidad municipal y participación de la mujer en Nezahualcóyotl, estado de México
  • La alimentación, el género y la insustentabilidad
  • Bienestar subjetivo, actitud y conductas proambientales de jóvenes universitarios, differencias por género --La educación ambiental como proceso articulador de la participación comunitaria para el desarrollo sustentable. Caso: los municipios de Juanacatlán y El Salto, Jalisco
  • La ciudad de Ocotlán. Desarrollo y sustentabilidad regional
  • Evaluación diagnóstica y planteamiento de una propuesta de un proyecto ecoturístico (comunidad de Las Lajas, Municipio de Santiago Tulaltepec, Hidalgo)
  • Los costos ambientales en un destino turístico mal planeado: el caso de Acapulco.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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v, 36 p. ; 30 cm.
Green Library
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xiv, 282 p. : ill., maps.
  • Introduction: seeing the trees among women in forestry communities
  • Transition and social marginalization of forestry communities
  • Policy and structural change in rural British Columbia
  • Women and woods work: the gender of forestry jobs
  • women's lives, husbands' wives: "managing" forestry communities
  • Communities confront outsiders
  • Fitting in: making a place for gender in environmental and land use planning
  • Social sustainability and the renewal of research agendas.
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24 p. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xxi, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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36 p. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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267 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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60 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • The dimensions of gender bias
  • Sustenance from the commons
  • Cash crops vs. food security
  • Who manages the forests
  • Female poverty and the population trap
  • A new framework for development.
Green Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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ix, 253 p. : ill., maps.
  • pt. 1. Gender and forests
  • pt. 2. Gender and water
  • pt. 3. Gender and fisheries
  • pt. 4. Conclusion.
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253 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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 to negotiate such forces as global environmental change, economic development pressures, discrimination and stereotyping about the roles of women and men, and diminishing access to natural resources--not in the abstract but in everyday life. Contributors are concerned with the lived complexities of the relationship between gender and sustainability. Bringing together case studies from Asia and Latin America, this valuable collection adds new knowledge to our understanding of the interplay between local and global processes. Organized broadly by three major issues--forests, water, and fisheries--the scholarship ranges widely: the gender dimensions of the illegal trade in wildlife in Vietnam; women and development issues along the Ganges River; the role of gender in sustainable fishing in the Philippines; women's inclusion in community forestry in India; gender-based confrontations and resistance in Mexican fisheries; environmentalism and gender in Ecuador; and women's roles in managing water scarcity in Bolivia and addressing sustainability in shrimp farming in the Mekong Delta. 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816530014 20160609
Green Library
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164 pages ; 20 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xvii, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The Emergence of Capacity Development Initiative on Social and Gender Analysis in MENA Malika Abdelali-Martini and Liz Fajber 2. Marginalisation of Women's Work as a Result of Changes in Pastoral Societies and Natural Resources Mohamed Kanoun, Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Malika Abdelali-Martini , Johann Huguenin, Mohamed Larbi Cherfaoui, Abdelhakim Ouzzane, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek, Malika Maamr and Souhila Fodil 3. The Potential Loss of Traditional Know-How of Qashabiya Production in Djelfa, Algeria Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Malika Abdelali-Martini, Mohamed Kanoun, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek and Mohamed Benidir 4. Gender and Marketing of qashabiya in Djelfa (Algeria) Abdelmadjid Benmebarek, Mohamed Larbi Cherfaoui, H. Ouzane, Malika Abdelali-Martini, Amel Meguellati-Kanoun, Mohamed Kanoun and Souhila Fodil 5. Occupational Health Effects of Women Weavers and Prospects of Empowerment: Evidence from a Home-Based Activity in the Informal Sector in Djelfa, Algeria Malika Abdelali-Martini, Abdelmadjid Benmebarek and Amel Meguellati-Kanoun 6. Access of Rural Women Cooperatives to Markets in Lebanon: Barriers, Enablers and Options for Action Lina Abou Habib, Omar Traboulsi, Aziza Khalidi and Habbouba Aoun 7. Factors of Market Access Success for Traditional Food Industry in Lebanon: Some Themes Pertinent to Rural Women Cooperatives Lina Abou Habib, Omar Traboulsi, Aziza Khalidi and Habbouba Aoun 8. Gender Inequality in the Context of Climate Change: The Case of the Boudinar Commune in Morocco Abdellatif Khattabi, Manar Matah and Soumaya Ibrahim Huber 9. The Effects of Changes in Climate and Water Resources on Gender Inequality in Boudinar Community in Morocco: The Case Study Approach Abdellatif Khattabi, Soumaya Ibrahim Huber, Naima Faouzi and Manar Matah 10. SAS for Gender Research and Social Capital Enhancement Asmae Harrad, Fatima Zahid and Aden Aw-Hassan 11. Exclusion of Women from Local Development Initiative Doomed to Failure: The Case of the Middle Atlas Community of Maamar in Morocco Fatima Zahid, Siham Rohain, Karima Maani, Sbai Mohamed, Maria Fernandez and Aden Aw-Hassan 12. The Ripple Effect of the SAGA Research Process: The Case of Boudinar Community in Morocco Soumaya Ibrahim Huber and Abdellatif Khattabi 13. Capacity Building Effects of Social and Gender Analysis Project: Approach and Lessons Learnt Andrea Pape-Christiansen, Malika Abdelali-Martini and Aden Aw-Hassan 14. Conclusion Aden Aw-Hassan and Malika Abdelali-Martini.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415728522 20160614
The aim of this book is to highlight the role that gender research can play in understanding natural resource management and rural development issues in the Middle East and North Africa region and how hands-on training and mentoring can be used as a capacity enhancement approach. It presents findings of four research teams, working in three countries, Algeria, Lebanon and Morocco. The approach was to build the capacity of national teams through hands-on field research, mentoring and technical support, which is different from traditional training. The chapters present the results of the case studies used as learning platforms for the teams and reflections on this approach. The case studies demonstrate the capacity and skills that the teams have acquired. These teams were multi-disciplinary and included social scientists as well as specialists in water management, livestock production and rangelands and agronomy. The book provides grounded empirical examples for MENA academics, practitioners and development students concerned about ensuring gender-balanced rural development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415728522 20160614
Green Library
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58 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Green Library
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xii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 I: Developed Women Chapter 3 1: Educating Modern Gandhians: Lakshmi Ashram and its Mission Chapter 4 2: "Who is the Developed Woman?" Part 5 II: "Sarala Devi's Daughters" Chapter 6 3: Lakshmi Ashram's First Generation Chapter 7 4: Samaj Seva Chapter 8 5: "What's All This Gandhi-Gandhi About?" Lakshmi Ashram's Second Generation Part 9 III: Development, Place, and Possible Futures Chapter 10 6: A Place on Fire.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739137352 20160605
What do people make of their own development? In Educating Activists, Rebecca M. Klenk illuminates a reality that is far more complex than either development planners or critics commonly assume. This gracefully written, accessible ethnography shows how rural women accept, refuse, reinterpret, and negotiate development's terms in a quest to improve their own communities. Klenk offers an account of Lakshmi Ashram, a remarkable Gandhian educational initiative for women and girls in Himalayan India. Drawing on extensive fieldwork, Educating Activists blends memories and stories with historical research and richly detailed ethnographic analysis to craft a compelling portrait of how women across two generations have engaged with issues of sustainability, poverty, gender equity, autonomy, and progress.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739137352 20160605
Green Library
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xii, 251 p. : ill.
  • pt. 1. Developed women
  • pt. 2. Sarala Devi's daughters
  • pt. 3. Development, place, and possible futures.

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