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The Influence of Gender and Food Insecurity on the Eating Practices of Poor, Pregnant Women in Dhaka, BangladeshDownload
The purpose of this study was to investigate the interaction between rising levels of food insecurity in the urban setting and the existing gender structures and their impact on eating practices while pregnant. Using a focused-ethnography with a feminist approach in an urban slum in Dhaka,...
This research investigates the potential socio-cultural impacts that might result from an agroforestry improvement project in two study communities of Narsingdi District, Bangladesh. A range of qualitative research methods are employed for the investigation. Results reveal that culture is...
Influence of gender roles and rising food prices on poor, pregnant women's eating and food provisioning practices in Dhaka, BangladeshDownload
Background Maternal malnutrition in Bangladesh is a persistent health issue and is the product of a number of complex factors, including adherence to food 'taboos’ and a patriarchal gender order that limits women’s mobility and decision-making. The recent global food price crisis is also...
The Ethnography of Violent Economies: Neoliberalism, Microcredit NGOs, Power Inequalities, and Capability Deprivations in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, BangladeshDownload
During the 1990s, microcredit, also known as “microfinance,” received global recognition as an effective social and economic development tool from major international development institutions and donor agencies, including the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. The incorporation of microcredit...
The Implications of Globalization and Environmental Changes for Smallholder Peasants: The Bangladesh CaseDownload
The objective of this dissertation is to examine the socio-ecological implications of environmental changes and globalization for smallholder agrarian communities in Bangladesh. Drawing on concepts from agrarian political economy, Marxist geography and environmental sociology, this dissertation...