FERAL: Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning
Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning
Culture Class & Gender
This course will explore cultural issues in coastal management. Issues of gender and disadvantaged groups will be discussed, with visits to fishing villages which are culturally distinct from upland populations. Students will explore the culturally distinct roles for women in the resource harvesting, production, and processing of natural resources. The academics of the course explores the issues that have dogged development and policy discourse for several decades – primarily the role and contribution of women within the development sector. We trace the growth of several approaches "WID WAD GAD" within the global and more specifically, the Indian context. Opportunities to interact with researchers, activists and practitioners in the field are available. Locations: As this course is highly observational in nature, key topics are discussed at all travel locations.
Date: 1st Jan 2005 to 1st Apr 2005 Number of Participants: 2
Date: 1st Jan 2007 to 1st Apr 2007 Number of Participants: 7
Date: 1st Jan 2009 to 1st Apr 2009 Number of Participants: 1
Date: 1st Jan 2010 to 1st Apr 2010 Number of Participants: 2