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Gendering the field : towards sustainable livelihoods for mining in mining communities

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala


Though women all over the world toil as miners, and have done for centuries, mining is seen as a quintessentially masculine endeavour. Gendering the Field puts a definitive stop to the gender-blindness of such a view. We have Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, the editor and a contributor to this book, to thank for this corrective move. For many years Lahiri-Dutt has championed the cause of women in mining. She has challenged the preoccupation of minority world feminist scholarship with women living in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Resources, Environment & Development Group (RE&D)
ANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book
DOI: 10.22459/GF.03.2011
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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