Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

Global Perspectives on Gender and Space

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qGender, Development and Transnational Feminism draws upon theoretical and empirical research to examine how women negotiate and contest gendered political, economic, and social forces in various geographical contexts and regions. Part I explores feminist perspectives on neoliberal globalizationto highlight conceptual issues surrounding public and private provision of services in the context of neoliberal economic and political processes. Part II offers a conceptual synthesis of research methodologies used in gender and development studies with an emphasis on applied aspects of feminist methodologies. Part III examines resources and the environment to explore how environmental disasters, threats and recovery efforts are gendered.Studies from different world regions illustrate the relevance of transnational feminist analyses in mitigating environmental and disaster impacts. Finally, Part IV analyzes gendered mobility and social movements that are linked to global economic, cultural, and political forces. The chapters illustrate how gender roles and power relations in the household and community can be transformed by women's agency, transnational struggles, and grassroots organizations, while emphasizing human rights and gender equityq--Engaging Feminism and Development Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston- Anumonwo ... the Environment and Sustainable Development: Towards a Theoretical Synthesis, London: Zed Books in association with ... (2010) Gender and Climate Change: An Introduction, London: Earthscan. ... Kirkbride, M. and Grahn, R. (2008) a€œSurvival of the fittest: pastoralism and climate change in East Africa, a€ Oxfamanbsp;...

Title:Global Perspectives on Gender and Space
Author:Ann M. Oberhauser, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-03-21


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