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Barriers to Sustainability: Gendered Divisions of Labor in Cuban Urban Agriculture

From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts

ISBN: 978-1-78441-058-2, eISBN: 978-1-78441-057-5

ISSN: 1047-0042

Publication date: 25 November 2014

Abstract

Implications

Socially just environmental change does not automatically happen when the barriers of capitalism are removed, even if the society bases economic progress on increasing quality of life rather than profit. Instead, socially just environmental change must be a deliberate process that is constantly negotiated, reassessed, and prioritized.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgment

Funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon and by the Wasby-Johnson Dissertation Research Award through the Sociology Department at the University of Oregon.

Citation

Ergas, C. (2014), "Barriers to Sustainability: Gendered Divisions of Labor in Cuban Urban Agriculture", From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts (Research in Urban Sociology, Vol. 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 239-263. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1047-004220140000014011

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