Taking Stands: Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

Taking Stands: Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

by Maureen G. Reed

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774810173
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Abbreviationsxiii
1Introduction: Seeing the Trees among Women in Forestry Communities3
2Transition and Social Marginalization of Forestry Communities25
3Policy and Structural Change in Rural British Columbia57
4Women and Woods Work: The Gender of Forestry Jobs79
5Women's Lives, Husbands' Wives: "Managing" Forestry Communities117
6Communities Confront Outsiders159
7Fitting In: Making a Place for Gender in Environmental and Land Use Planning189
8Social Sustainability and the Renewal of Research Agendas217
Epilogue231
AppendixDescribing and Reflecting on Research Methods233
Notes253
References261
Index275

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