Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment in Rural Areas

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Citation_Information:
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Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment in Rural Areas
Description:
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
Purpose:
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: 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.
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: 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.
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -177.1
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -61.48
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 76.63
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 13.71
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS > PESTICIDES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROPPING SYSTEMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE > CULTURAL FEATURES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Theme_Keyword: Agriculture And Food Security
Theme_Keyword: Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Chemicals
Theme_Keyword: Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Agricultural Production Systems
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Protection > Water Quality
Theme_Keyword: Population Dynamics > Human Settlements > Rural Areas
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Issues
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Problems
Theme_Keyword: Gender Differences
Theme_Keyword: Human Attitudes, Preferences, And Behavior
Theme_Keyword: Human Psychology
Theme_Keyword: Pesticide Use
Theme_Keyword: Sustainable Agriculture
Theme_Keyword: FARMING
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: INLAND WATERS
Theme_Keyword: SOCIETY
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CENTRAL AMERICA
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: CAROLYN E. SACHS
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Pennsylvania State University
Address: Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
Address: 110 B. Armsby Building
City: University Park
State_or_Province: PA
Postal_Code: 16802
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 814-863-8641
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: csachs@psu.edu
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Standard scientific procedures.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
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Completeness_Report:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: PENNSTATE/AG/AERS > Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, College of Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University
Contact_Person: CAROLYN E. SACHS
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Pennsylvania State University
Address: Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
Address: 110 B. Armsby Building
City: University Park
State_or_Province: PA
Postal_Code: 16802
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 814-863-8641
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: csachs@psu.edu
Resource_Description: USDA0567
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.aers.psu.edu/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:
Metadata_Review_Date: 20121015
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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