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Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment in Rural Areas
Entry ID: USDA0567


Summary
Abstract: The objective of "Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment in
Rural Areas" is to identify the effects of environmental
problems on women and men. The data examine differences in
women's and men's attitudes toward sustainable agriculture,
concerns relating to pesticide use, and water quality in rural
areas.


Collection Organization: Pennsylvania State University

Collection Methodology: Conduct survey of women's and men's
concerns and knowledge related to environmental issues. Utilize
focus groups and in-depth interviews to examine differences in
men's and women's participation in environmental issues and
groups. Evaluate state, national, and globe policies relating
to gender and the environment.

Collection Frequency: N/A

Update Characteristics: N/A

LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: Pennsylvania State University
Dissemination Media: Available in paper-based publications.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center
Access Restrictions: None

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CENTRAL AMERICA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS >PESTICIDES    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROPPING SYSTEMS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >CULTURAL FEATURES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
ENVIRONMENT


Quality
Standard scientific procedures.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Chemicals
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Production Systems
Environmental Protection > Water Quality
Population Dynamics > Human Settlements > Rural Areas
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
GENDER DIFFERENCES
HUMAN ATTITUDES, PREFERENCES, AND BEHAVIOR
HUMAN PSYCHOLOGY
PESTICIDE USE
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE


Originating Center
PSU


Data Center
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, College of Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.aers.psu.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CAROLYN E. SACHS
Phone: 814-863-8641
Email: csachs at psu.edu
Contact Address:
Pennsylvania State University
Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
110 B. Armsby Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA


Personnel
CAROLYN E. SACHS
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 814-863-8641
Email: csachs at psu.edu
Contact Address:
Pennsylvania State University
Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
110 B. Armsby Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA


Publications/References
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:

Allen, P., Sachs, C. 1994. Sustainable agriculture in the United
States: engagements, silences, and possibilities for
transformation. P. Allen (ed.) Food for the Future. New York:
John Wiley, p.139-168.

Sachs, C. 1994. Rural women's environmental activism in the USA.
S. Whatmore, T. Marsden, P. Lowe (eds.) Gender and Rurality.
London: David Fulton. p. 117-135.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27



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