Shanthi Thambiah

The project “Changing orders: Gender, livelihoods, resource rights and natural resource management” constitutes a larger project on Revisiting gender in development: Complex inequalities in a changing Asia. Headed by Associate Professor Dr. Shanthi Thambiah, the project is funded by the Research Council of Norway. An analysis of gender relations in an egalitarian society of hunter-gatherers is inseparable from an analysis of larger socio-economic structures. When conceptualizing gender, we tend to start from the premise that gender is informed by cultural norms and discourses. This premise is used to explain inequality and how it isRead More