Women and the Environment

05/11/2013 07:40

Susan Dobscha, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
ABSTRACT - Women, as primary caretakers of families, are placed on the front line of the environmental crisis through their shopping responsibility. This paper discusses why women are playing such a major role and how ecofeminism, a branch of feminist theory, can be applied to the area of environmentally-related consumption to shed light on the connection between women and the natural environment. [Read more] ...