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Wells and well-being in South India : gender dimensions of groundwater dependence

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dc.contributor.author Solomon, Divya Susan
dc.contributor.author Rao, Nitya
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-18T18:15:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-18T18:15:01Z
dc.date.issued 2017-11-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/58669
dc.description.abstract This article addresses the centrality of groundwater access and the micropolitics of gender in relation to uses and users of groundwater, in both agriculture and the domestic sphere. It focuses on the everyday experiences of men and women, towards a better understanding of the gendered segmentation of agricultural labour, and how this relates to control over assets. Research indicates that groundwater usage in semi-arid regions has increased the short-term resilience of communities in the region, but has simultaneously increased gendered risks, especially for smallholders, by promoting unsustainable livelihood trends and risky coping strategies related to groundwater shortages. en
dc.description.sponsorship Great Britain. Dept for International Development
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject GROUNDWATER en
dc.subject GENDER ROLES en
dc.subject SEMI-ARID REGIONS en
dc.subject ACCESS TO WATER en
dc.subject WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE en
dc.subject IRRIGATION en
dc.subject DECISION MAKING en
dc.subject CROP MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject WOMEN'S ROLE en
dc.subject WATER MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject FEMALE-HEADED HOUSEHOLDS en
dc.subject HYDROGEOLOGY en
dc.subject WELLS en
dc.subject WATER SHORTAGE en
dc.subject INDIA en
dc.subject SOUTH ASIA en
dc.title Wells and well-being in South India : gender dimensions of groundwater dependence en
dc.type Journal Article (peer-reviewed) en
idrc.project.number 107640
idrc.project.componentnumber 107640005
idrc.project.title Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions en
idrc.copyright.oapermissionsource CC BY-NC-SA 2.5 en
idrc.dspace.access Open Access en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
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