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Economics of Gender in Resource Dependent Communities

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"Gender inequalities exist within commons-dependent communities in developing countries regarding the role of society’s overall attitudes to women as decision-makers. While, in forestry, women have some access to resources and decision-making, in other community resources like fisheries and irrigation water, women are absent and males entirely dominate..." – By Biswajit Ray and Promita Mukherjee

Water Federalism in the United States of America

"Water governance in the United States has followed a water federalism system, in which government functions are shared between federal and state authorities. Water federalism is the sharing of governance across different levels of government over freshwater quantity (water quantity federalism) and quality (water quality federalism). These terms have evolved throughout different eras of U.S. history..." – By Rebecca F.A. Bernat and Sharon B. Megdal

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