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Gender issues in development and environment

Gender issues in development and environment

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Published by B-Teks in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

  • Women in development -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Women in development -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Human ecology -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Human ecology -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Nigeria -- Social conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ifeyinwa U. Ofong.
    ContributionsOfong, Ifeyinwa U., WorldWIDE Network, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20715638M
    ISBN 109782904228

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This timely and insightful book explains why gender matters to the environment. In it, Nicole Detraz examines contemporary debates around population, consumption, and security to show how gender can help us to better understand environmental issues and to develop policies to tackle them effectively and : Nicole Detraz.

The first step in environment mainstreaming is to have an understanding of how the environment is linked to the development challenge or sector YOU are responsible for. The aim of this Key Sheet is to provide preliminary information on why consideration of the environment is critical to gender equality, and vice versa, and to indicate where to File Size: KB.

Given the ubiquitous influence of gender in a person's life, a number of theories have been developed to explain gender development. These theories can be generally divided into three families. Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1.

It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and Size: KB. Gender and development is an interdisciplinary field of research and applied study that implements a feminist approach to understanding and addressing the disparate impact that economic development and globalization have on people based upon their location, gender, class background, and other socio-political identities.

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Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for gender and development policy making and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. Specifically, it provides critical reviews and appraisals of the current state of gender and development and considers future trends.

Gender issues in India: an amalgamation of research Gender remains a critically important and largely ignored lens to view development issues across the world.

On this past occasion of. Human Capital in Gender and Development by Sydney Calkin, Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge,pp., £ (pbk), from £ (ebook), ISBN: Penny Griffin.

level. During he process for the preparations of the UN Conference On Environment and Development (UNCED), Riomany women’s organizations and individuals played a major role in putting gender issues on the agenda; and finally in Agenda It was underlined that environmental sustainability for life on this planet was unthinkableFile Size: KB.

The Future of Feminism By Sylvia Walby Book Review The Future of Feminism comes at a critical time in European and international politics. It provides a clear and thorough account of the contribution of feminism and its organisations, particularly within European (and also North American) contexts.

It provides well-substantiated arguments with a huge amount of detail on different organisations. `The book not only offers some very exciting and valuable material but also plots the terrain of a feminist geography of gender and development.' - Environment and Planning A ` makes a timely contibution to the geography of gender provides valuable background reading for those interested in development issues, and provides detailed and.

Gender & Development is published by three articles, and the Resources and Book Reviews sections of the issue.

For free access to all of the articles, visit the Oxfam Policy & Practice publications section. Articles. Introduction: gender, humanitarian action and crisis response Julie Lafrenière, Caroline Sweetman and Theresia Thylin. Gender Issues is interdisciplinary and cross-national in scope focusing on gender and gender equity.

The journal publishes basic and applied research examining gender relationships as well as the impact of economic, legal, political, and social forces on those relationships across four domains: 1. Understanding gender socialization, personality. Gender development is a normal process for all children.

Some children will exhibit variations―similar to all areas of human health and behavior. However, all children need support, love, and care from family, school, and society, which fosters growth into happy and healthy adults. Children learn about their identities from a very tender age. This happens by default as the society defines the way this is done.

A good example is that of Rebecca in the book Child Development: Principles and Perspectives by Joan Littlefield Cook, children will tend to conform to what society expects of them and therefore as they grow up, year after year, they will want to fit in to the.

Introduction: gender is a development issue --The sex ratio --Reproduction --Gender, health and violence --Gender and environment --Gender in rural areas --Gender and urbanization --Globalization and changing patterns of economic activity --How far have we come.

Series Title: Routledge perspectives on development. Responsibility: Janet Momsen. Environmental policy and Gender Issues; Towards a Gender Analysis Framework to assist the application, adoption and use of Environmentally Sound Technologies; UNIFEM: An Easy Reference to Specific Recommendations on Women in Agenda 21; UNEP: Gender and Environment; Gender Equality in Urban Environmental Management - A Case Book - Kyoko Kusakabe.

The Myth of Community critically assesses how women can be involved more appropriately and equally in participatory approaches and how gender issues can be tackled more meaningfully.

Containing a rich array of contributions from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe; this book provides a variety of viewpoints and perspectives from those most. environment and sustainable development perspective and to provide guidance on how gender mainstreaming can be put into prac-tice.

It is primarily designed for project ma-nagers in OSCE field operations and Institu-tions who are not experts in gender issues. It aims to enable the user to see how a gender perspective can be integrated into the deve. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads.

You can change your ad preferences anytime. Consequently students’ interest in gender and development has grown considerably in the last few years. This updated second edition provides a concise, accessible introduction to Gender and Development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central by: Gender gap in median earnings of full-time employees, or latest year Source: OECD Labour Force Statistics Women’s work in the home is also undervalued.

Following an introduction which explores definitions of concepts such as gender role and sexual identity, as well as measurement issues and bias in gender research, the book's chapters are: (1) "Gender Stereotypes," including developmental issues and gender stereotypes in the media; (2) "Prenatal Influences," including sexual differentiation and.

The book also addresses the specific needs of older women and provides information on assisted reproductive technologies and other emerging medical procedures. “[Our] library currently holds more than 2, volumes on gender issues in psychology, sociology, political sciences and social work.

Gender, Technology and Development is an international, multi-disciplinary, refereed journal serving as a forum for exploring and examining the linkages among changing gender relations, technological change and developing societies.

The diverse perspectives of the Asian region are the focus of discussion, while dialogues along East-West and North-South lines are also an important aspect of the. POPULATION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER EQUALITY 76 A.

Introduction 77 B. Demographic dynamics 78 C. Population and the environment: policies and consequences 82 D. Broadening the population agenda 89 INVESTMENTS FOR GENDER-RESPONSIVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 90 A. Introduction Third, many issues about how children are raised and about the contributions that parents, peers, and teachers can and do make to gender development are worthy of future research efforts.

Finally, additional studies using multidimensional aspects of gender are important for understanding the complexities of gender development. The Women, Gender and Development Reader II is the definitive volume of literature dedicated to women in the development process.

Now in a fully revised second edition, the editors expertly present the impacts of social, political and economic change by reviewing such topical issues as migration, persistent structural discrimination, the global recession, and climate change. Approached from a. Part One: Understanding Gender Relations in Disaster.

Chapter 1: Sex, Gender and Gender Relations in Disasters Chapter 2: A Gender Perspective on Disaster Risk Reduction Chapter 3: Let's Share the Stage: Involving Men in Gender Equality and Disaster Risk Reduction Chapter 4: Organising for Risk Reduction: The Honolulu Call to Action Part Two: Gendered Challenges and Responses in Disasters.

The gender perspective looks at the impact of gender on people's opportunities, social roles and interactions. Successful implementation of the policy, programme and project goals of international and national organizations is directly affected by the impact of gender and, in turn, influences the process of social development.

Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the year All of the set goals are basically rural development goals.

With less than four Cited by: UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential.

We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality. INCREASE GENDER REPRESENTATION/ GENDER BALANCE One of the main objectives set by UNI Global Union, through its Equal Opportunities Department has been to attain productive development based on gender equality.

We regard this principle as essential to achieving sustainable development and true social justice for everyone.

The Equal Opportunites Department carries out. This book is an attempt to bring the gender and development debate full circle-from a much-needed focus on empowering women to a more comprehensive gender framework that considers gender as a system that affects both women and men.

The Other Half of Gender: Men's Issues in This book highlights the gender dimensions of conflict. Cate Owren is executive director of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), a women’s global advocacy organization working to empower women as decisionmakers to achieve economic and social justice.

Founded specifically to influence the Earth Summit (UNCED), WEDO strives to integrate gender perspectives and women’s direct participation internationally. The Little Data Book on Gender is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics.

It presents sex-disaggregated data for more than countries in a straightforward, country-by-country reference on education, health, access to economic opportunities, and public life and decision making. However, inspections do not always take gender issues into account. In Sweden, the school inspectorate takes gender equality into consideration (Heikkilä, ) and in the United Kingdom inspectors evaluate equal opportunities in the classroom and whether the school provides an inclusive environment for boys and girls (Rogers, ).

An excellent documentation of work on gender relations in the water and sanitation sectors. Shares various field experiences and fills the knowledge gap It is good suggestive book for practitioners, students, academics, policy makers and all those with an interest in water, sanitation and hygiene sector.

Accessible and lively, this is the first introductory level text to introduce the key issues in the rapidly growing area of gender and environment. This text provides an analysis of how gender relations affect the natural environment and of how environmental issues have a differential impact on women and case studies from the developed and developing worlds, this text covers.asdf Achieving Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment and Strengthening Development Cooperation United Nations New York, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.