Essays about: "Ecofeminism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the word Ecofeminism.

  1. 1. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Measuring Environmentalism - A critique of the EPI and why Gender Equality matters for environmental policy.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michael Randall; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; EPI; State environmentalism; correlations; FDI; CIEP; mixed methods social research; co2 emissions; capitalism; ecofeminism; growth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I denna avhandling har jag kritiserat EPI (Environmental Performance Index) och det sätt ett lands hållbarhetspolicy tenderar att mätas. Jag har granskat tidigare bortsedda aspekter av nationernas miljöpolicy och försökt föra dem fram i hopp om att dessa kommer att användas för framtida miljömätningar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can Poetry Save the World? : Creating a Sustainable Future by Reading Green

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Alexander Vainikainen; [2019]
    Keywords : ecocriticism; ecofeminism; environmental pedagogy; sustainable development; teaching; reading green; poetry;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to examine how ecocritical readings of poems and song lyrics can work as a catalyst for discussing questions regarding sustainable development in the subject of English. The poems “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by William Wordsworth and “Andrew”by Andrea Gibson, but also the song lyrics for the song “Every Age”by José Gonzalez were selected for the analyze, since they can represent the varying types of texts that are used by teachers in upper secondary school. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pale, male and stale : To what extent does achieving the UK’s carbon budgets rely on greater diversity within the energy sector?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Alexandra Jones; [2019]
    Keywords : renewable energy; fossil fuels; decarbonisation; energy sector; extraction; climate change; Environmental Humanities; ecofeminism; Queer theory; workplace diversity; intersectionality.;

    Abstract : With increasing recognition that reducing carbon emissions from energy in the UK will make a significant contribution to the mitigation of anthropogenic climate change, and with carbon budgets forged following the Climate Change Act 2005 looking unlikely to be met, it is clear that sectoral changes are required to catalyse the decarbonisation process. Alongside the need for this industry to be at the forefront of decarbonisation, the energy sector needs to diversify and employ more women, Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled people, as well as those from different social classes and varied educational backgrounds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seeking Justice: The subjugation of nature and women as seen through the struggles for environmental justice and reproductive justice in the U.S., 1970-present

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Shawnell Katherine Mitchell; [2018]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to gain a better understanding of the modern subjugation of nature and women in the United States, by looking at the recent history of the Environmental Justice Movement (nature) and Reproductive Justice Movement (women). Through examining the history of these movements and relevant politics from 1970 to present day, events can be analyzed to shed light on the current political situation in the U. READ MORE