School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science, University of Leeds, UK.
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK.
Traditional energy histories have treated electrification as an inevitability: the assumption has been that making cheap energy supply readily available for the masses required the energy efficiency uniquely attainable by large-scale networked electricity grids. While our account does not…
Department of History University of Florida
At the same time that urban American hearths and kitchens became dependent upon coal, proscriptive accounts of gendered domesticity grew in popularity. Buying coal was a man’s world, full of sharp dealings, underhanded sellers, and cutthroat competition. Using coal, on the other hand, was women’…
Department of History, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
The electrification of households in Los Angeles provides an instructive window through which to study the changing contours of masculinity between 1900 and 1930. By examining advertising materials for electricity and electrical appliances by the two major power utilities in Los Angeles (…
University of Twente
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Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE)
Access to clean and affordable energy services and technologies is a global concern as stated in global conventions and goals. Different energy needs and interests are identified between men and women. In the search for a just energy transition, the question emerges how to design an energy…