Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment in Rural AreasEntry ID: USDA0567
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
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
Data Center: Pennsylvania State University
Dissemination Media: Available in paper-based publications.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center
Access Restrictions: None
Quality Standard scientific procedures.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: csachs at psu.edu
Pennsylvania State University Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology 110 B. Armsby Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
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: 2012-10-15