Shaping gendered responses to climate change in South Asia

Hans, Asha, Prakash, Anjal, Rao, Nitya ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6318-0147 and Patel, Amrita (2021) Shaping gendered responses to climate change in South Asia. In: Engendering Climate Change. Taylor and Francis, pp. 226-235. ISBN 9780815361657

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Abstract

Climate change is a historically shifting conversation and the knowledge which is specific to the gendered understanding of the climate change hotspot study sites of South Asia. This chapter explores how vulnerabilities are gendered, and agency is constructed, despite the existence of social and political barriers across the states of South Asia. Tracing common gendered trends across countries and gendered strategies adopted across borders has provided critical knowledge of gendered transformation at the community level. Climate change linked to a new transformative agenda grounded in gendered concepts of equality requires research at each stage of systems change. The epistemological position of women in climate change research needs to be based on women’s lived experiences. For the future, studies must address the lack of a robust methodology to address gender inequalities from a multi-disciplinary perspective in a context of climate change.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental science(all),social sciences(all),earth and planetary sciences(all),sdg 13 - climate action ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2300
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2022 11:30
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2022 23:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/86719
DOI: 10.4324/9781003142409

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