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.
|Title of host publication||Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations|
|Editors||Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Mason|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Name||Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change|
- energy transition
- climate change