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Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market #2019

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  • Title: Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market
  • Author: Tammy Horn
  • ISBN: 9780813134352
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market By Tammy Horn, Queen bee Worker bees Busy as a bee These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them Beeconomy examines the fascinating evolution of the relationship between women and bees around the world From Africa to Australia to Asia, women have participated in the pQueen bee Worker bees Busy as a bee These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them Beeconomy examines the fascinating evolution of the relationship between women and bees around the world From Africa to Australia to Asia, women have participated in the pragmatic aspects of honey hunting and in the advanced skills associated with beekeeping as hive technology has advanced through the centuries Synthesizing the various aspects of hive related products, such as beewax and cosmetics, as well as the specialized skills of queen production and knowledge based economies of research and science, noted bee expert Tammy Horn documents how and why women should consider being beekeepers The women profiled in the book suggest ways of managing careers, gender discrimination, motherhood, marriage, and single parenting all while enjoying the community created by women who work with honey bees Horn finds in beekeeping an opportunity for a new sustainable economy, one that takes into consideration environment, children, and family needs Beeconomy not only explores globalization, food history, gender studies, and politics it is a collective call to action.

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    1. Beekeepers around the world are struggling with colony collapse, in which bees are disappearing at an alarming rate This challenging situation highlights many issues about the role the bees play, including sustainability, nutrition, economic disparities, and environmental policies Particularly interesting is the part that women have played in the beekeeping world, believes author Tammy Horn, and how their expertise might help to usher in a new era and a new economy.In this engaging, deeply resea [...]

    2. 638.1092 H783Lately there has been an international focus on the health of bees around the world, as bees are an essential component for pollination of many crops Here we can learn much as well about the world of women who are beekeepers, in a profession which is largely considered male Horn looks at women on every continent and in every aspect of beekeeping and producing hive related goods such as beeswax and cosmetics This is a vocation which allows women to earn an income while meeting the ne [...]

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