Whither gender in the environmental movement?

Authored by: Pinkaew Laungaramsri

Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  September  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415625210
eBook ISBN: 9781315474892
Adobe ISBN: 9781315474885


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Environmentalism and feminism are two prominent social movements emerging from similar socio-political contexts of democratic development in Thailand. Within both movements, practitioners or advocates share the ideals of equality of rights and social justice, and they struggle against mal-development that brings destructive impacts on the environment and lives of women. Yet, their paths have hardly seemed to cross.

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