Co-housing implies a double shift in roles : first, energy consumers also becoming producers, second, breaking with household stereotypes and gender roles in sharing and exchanging domestic tasks. The chapter argues that for adequate response to climate change, both need to be taken into account to overcome technocratic approaches and design effective mitigation strategies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnderstanding Climate Change through Gender Relations
EditorsSusan Buckingham, Virginie Le Mason
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Electronic)9781315661605
ISBN (Print) 9781138957671
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameRoutledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

    Research areas

  • Cohousing, gender, energy transition, climate change

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