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Mujeres y hombres que aran en el mar y en el desierto: Reserva de la Biosfera El Vizcaíno, B.C.S.

Author(s): Denise Soares | Lorela Castorena | Elena Ruiz

Journal: Frontera Norte
ISSN 0187-7372

Volume: 17;
Issue: 34;
Start page: 67;
Date: 2005;
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This article analyzes El Vizcaíno Bioreserve in terms of gender relations and their interconnections with its environmental reality. An attempt is made to contribute elements that could serve as inputs for implementing programs and actions might allow the region to become an area where development would not be at variance with resource conservation and where women would constitute the crux of an equitable and sustainable economic growth process. The article begins by explaining the conceptual and the methodological framework on which the analysis is based. Then, El Vizcaíno bioreserve, as a protected natural environment, is briefly introduced. Gender relations in the bioreserve´s various microregions are analyzed as are their interconnections with the microregion´s environmental dynamics. Finally, the study´s conclusions are offered

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