Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change


Alston, Margaret, and Kerri Whittenbury, eds. 2013. Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change. Heidelberg: Springer Netherlands.

Authors: Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury


Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change presents the voices of women from every continent, women who face vastly different climate events and challenges. The book heralds a new way of understanding climate change that incorporates gender justice and human rights for all. (WorldCat)


Table of Contents:
Part I: Introducing Gender and Climate Change
1. Introducing Gender and Climate Change: Research, Policy and Action
Margaret Alston
Part II: Questioning Gender and Climate Justice
2. Gendering Climate Knowledge for Justice: Catalyzing a New Research Agenda
Nancy Tuana
3. A Climate for Feminist Intervention: Feminist Science Studies and Climate Change
Andrei L. Israel and Carolyn Sachs
4. Post-conventional Approaches to Gender, Climate Change and Social Justice
Karen Bell
5. Two Solitudes, Many Bridges, Big Tent: Women’s Leadership in Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction
Elaine Enarson
Part III: Interrogating Policy from a Gender Perspective
6. Gendering Climate Change: Implications for Debates, Policies and Practices
Lena Dominelli
7. Gender, Development, and Rights-Based Approaches: Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation and Adaptive Social Protection
Beth Bee, Maureen Biermann, and Petra Tschakert
8. From “Free” Trade to Farm Women: Gender and the Neoliberal Environment
Amber J. Fletcher
9. Renegotiating Gender as Farming Families Manage Agricultural and Rural Restructuring in the Mallee
Josephine Clarke
Part IV: Action and Strategies to Address Gender and Climate Change
10. Gendered Access to Green Power: Motivations and Barriers for Changing the Energy Provider
Gotelind Alber
11. A Path to Implementation: Gender-Responsive Climate Change Strategies
Lorena Aguilar
12. The Gender Gap in Environmental Attitudes: A System Justification Perspective
Rachel E. Goldsmith, Irina Feygina, and John T. Jost
Part V: Gender and Climate Change Examples from Around the World
13. Gender and Climate Change in Australia and the Pacific
Margaret Alston
14. Gender Issues in Climate Change Adaptation: Farmers’ Food Security in Andhra Pradesh
Yianna Lambrou and Sibyl Nelson
15. Climate Change, Women’ s Health, Wellbeing and Experiences of Gender Based Violence in Australia
Kerri Whittenbury
16. Women Farmer Scientists in Participatory Action Research Processes for Adaptation
Bettina Koelle
17. Gendered Adaptations to Climate Change: A Case Study from the Philippines
Gerlie T. Tatlonghari and Thelma R. Paris
18. Gender and Declining Fisheries in Lobitos, Perú: Beyond Pescador and Ama De Casa
Naomi Joy Godden
19. Climate Change: A Himalayan Perspective ‘Local Knowledge – The Way Forward’
Reetu Sogani
20. Gender and Climate Change: Implications for Responding to the Needs of Those Affected by Natural Disasters and Other Severe Weather Events
Desley Hargreaves

Topics: Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change, Environmental Disasters, Gender, Women, Justice, Rights, Human Rights

Year: 2013

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