Gendered Fields : Rural Women, Agriculture, And Environment

Citation:

Sachs, Carolyn E. 2019. Gendered Fields : Rural Women, Agriculture, and Environment. New York: Routledge. 

Author: Carolyn E. Sachs

Abstract:

This book aims to expand feminist theory to include the study of rural women, while recognizing that many rural women no longer depend exclusively on agriculture or the land for their livelihoods. It emphasizes the depth and value of women's knowledge with the natural environment. (Abstract from Tayor & Francis Group) 

Annotation:

Table of Contents:
  1. Situating Rural Women in Theory and Practice
  2. Feminist Theory and Rural Women
  3. Rural Women and Nature
  4. Rural Women’s Connections to the Land
  5. Women’s Work with Plants
  6. Women’s Work with Animals
  7. Women on Family Farms: Reappraisal
  8. Global Restructuring, Local Outcomes, and the Reshaping of Rural Women’s Work
  9. Conclusion

Topics: Agriculture, Environment, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Livelihoods

Year: 2018

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