The Resource Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice : The Standpoint of the Vulnerable, by Tina Sikka, (electronic resource)

Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice : The Standpoint of the Vulnerable, by Tina Sikka, (electronic resource)

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Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice : The Standpoint of the Vulnerable
Title
Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice
Title remainder
The Standpoint of the Vulnerable
Statement of responsibility
by Tina Sikka
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Author
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is the first to undertake a gendered analysis of geoengineering and alternative energy sources. Are either of these technologies sufficiently attendant to gender issues? Do they incorporate feminist values as articulated by the renowned social philosopher Helen Longino, such as empirical adequacy, novelty, heterogeneity, complexity and applicability to human needs? The overarching argument in this book contends that, while mitigation strategies like solar and wind energy go much further to meet feminist objectives and virtues, geoengineering is not consistent with the values of justice as articulated in Longino's feminist approach to science. This book provides a novel, feminist argument in support of pursuing alternative energy in the place of geoengineering. It provides an invaluable contribution for academics and students working in the areas of gender, science and climate change as well as policy makers interested in innovative ways of taking up climate change mitigation and gender.
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Sikka, Tina
Dewey number
551.6
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LC call number
GE195
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
SpringerBriefs in Sociology,
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  • Environmental sociology
  • Climatic changes
  • Feminist theory
  • Environmental law
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Climate Change
  • Feminism
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • International Environmental Law
  • Environmental Law/Policy/Ecojustice
Label
Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice : The Standpoint of the Vulnerable, by Tina Sikka, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Chapter One: Geoengineering, Wind Solar Energy, Traditional Environmental Approaches To Gender -- Chapter Two: Feminist Standpoint Theory And Feminist Contextual Empiricism -- Chapter Three: Empirical Adequacy -- Chapter Four: Novelty -- Chapter Five:Ontological Heterogeneity -- Chapter Six: Complexity or Mutuality of Interaction -- Chapter Seven: Applicability to Human Needs -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2019.
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030011475
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-030-01147-5
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000007223503
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5620213
  • (DE-He213)978-3-030-01147-5
  • (EXLCZ)994100000007223503
Label
Climate Technology, Gender, and Justice : The Standpoint of the Vulnerable, by Tina Sikka, (electronic resource)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Chapter One: Geoengineering, Wind Solar Energy, Traditional Environmental Approaches To Gender -- Chapter Two: Feminist Standpoint Theory And Feminist Contextual Empiricism -- Chapter Three: Empirical Adequacy -- Chapter Four: Novelty -- Chapter Five:Ontological Heterogeneity -- Chapter Six: Complexity or Mutuality of Interaction -- Chapter Seven: Applicability to Human Needs -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2019.
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030011475
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-030-01147-5
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000007223503
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5620213
  • (DE-He213)978-3-030-01147-5
  • (EXLCZ)994100000007223503

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