Marie Michael Library

Title

Household response to soil degradation: gender, poverty, and demographic dynamics in Honduras

Author

Casey, Linda; Paolisso, Michael

Description

This case study of 4 communities in Yuscaran revealed a complex situation where the effects of environmental degradation on the household are mediated by a gender division of labour, the household's demographic composition, and the availability of wage work for men.

File No

ICRW-O16

Agency

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Date

1996

Subject(s)

Rural Development, Honduras

Pages

48

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