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Gender and social capital: The importance of gender differences for the maturity and effectiveness of natural resource management groups


  • Westermann, Olaf
  • Ashby, Jacqueline
  • Pretty, Jules


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  • Westermann, Olaf & Ashby, Jacqueline & Pretty, Jules, 2005. "Gender and social capital: The importance of gender differences for the maturity and effectiveness of natural resource management groups," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(11), pages 1783-1799, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:33:y:2005:i:11:p:1783-1799

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