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Environment: Change and Natural Resource Extraction: Turkey
(1,048 words)

In many respects, Turkey is unexceptional in terms of relationships between women, gender relations, and environmental change and natural resource extraction. For instance, evidence from Turkey is suggestive of ways that women's societal and work roles condition women's interest in dif ferentiated effects of, and responses to, natural resource issues. Specifically, women's roles with respect to food preparation, caring for sick family members, or gathering fresh water for home use are central to the ways that resource uses and conditi…

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Harris, Leila M., “Environment: Change and Natural Resource Extraction: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0258e>
First published online: 2009

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