The Gendered New World Order: Militarism, Development and the Environment

The Gendered New World Order: Militarism, Development and the Environment

by Jennifer Turpin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415915171

ISBN-13: 9780415915175

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ecological security seems increasingly precarious and battles over land and models of economic development now lead to military conflicts. The Gendered New World
Order
addresses the compelling issue of how gender connects the global problems of militarism, underdevelopment, and environmental decay. Scholars from around…  See more details below

Overview

Ecological security seems increasingly precarious and battles over land and models of economic development now lead to military conflicts. The Gendered New World
Order
addresses the compelling issue of how gender connects the global problems of militarism, underdevelopment, and environmental decay. Scholars from around the world make connections between seemingly disparate issues such as refugees, polluted waters, bombed vilages, massive dam projects, starving children, deforestation, nuclear arms buildup and the rights of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415915175
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Gendered New World Order1
Ch. lWomen, Gender, Feminism, and the Environment13
Ch. 2To Act Without "Isms": Women in East Central Europe and Russia35
Ch. 3Gender, Class, and Race in Environmental Activism: Local Response to a Multinational Corporation's Land Development Plans51
Ch. 4The Indian Women's Movement, Ecofeminism, and the Politics of Peace71
Ch. 5Land, Ecology, and Women: Global Implications for Hawaiian Sovereignty83
Ch. 6Sustainable Development and Women: The Role of NGOs95
Ch. 7Women, the State, and Development: Appraising Secular and Religious Gender Politics in Iran113
Ch. 8The Dilemmas of Modern Development: Structural Adjustment and Women Microentrepeneurs in Nigeria and Zimbabwe127
Ch. 9Gender and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic147
Ch. 10African Women's Strategies to Advance Household Food Security163
Ch. 11Women's Health and Development177
Ch. 12War and Violence Against Women195
Ch. 13Women's Visions of Peace: Images of Global Security211
Contributors237
Index241

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