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Do Women Have a Right to Mine?

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala


This article argues that the rights-based approach, as applied in the context of mining, is based on a limited interpretation of women; women are construed as being located outside of the mining industry and as victims of patriarchal oppression. Such an incomplete focus on gender is contrary to a feminist perspective that is necessarily holistic as well as eclectic in its treatment of women’s issues. To substantiate the argument, this article offers examples of action research from coal-mining...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-04-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Canadian Journal of Women and the Law
DOI: 10.3138/cjwl.31.1.02


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