Empowering Female Climate Change Activists in the Global South: The Path Toward Environmental Social Justice (Paperback)

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Empowering Female Climate Change Activists in the Global South: The Path Toward Environmental Social Justice (Paperback)

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The ebook edition of this title is Open Access, thanks to Knowledge Unlatched funding, and freely available to read online. Reimagining intersectional research, this book addresses the urgent need to develop gender-just solutions that empower those who are experiencing environmental degradation in their communities.
Peggy Ann Spitzer is Research Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota and master's and doctoral degrees from American University in Washington, D.C. - all in International Relations. She lectures and conducts workshops on women's leadership in global climate change adaptation through environmental and gender equity strategies and oral histories. Peg has co-authored four scholarly articles and four book chapters (two of which won awards) on the social and cultural aspects of climate change; and one case study on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, she developed two digital oral history projects, one on women in US-Asian relations and the other on the implementation of a women-led irrigation technology in India. Prior to her work on climate change, Peg wrote a series of short biographies on women leaders in local communities; and served as a program consultant, with a specialty in Asian and Asian American studies, in Washington, D.C. for the Kluge Center for International Scholars (Library of Congress), Freer and Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian), Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the East-West Center. Currently, she serves as a jury member for the Gender Just Climate Awards program through the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change; and represents Stony Brook University in the Paris Committee on Capacity Building Network.
Product Details ISBN: 9781803829227
ISBN-10: 1803829222
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Publication Date: July 21st, 2023
Pages: 216
Language: English