• Tina Sikka
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Sociology book series (BRIEFSSOCY)


This introduction provides preliminary remarks and clarifications on structure and definitions used throughout the text, followed by a few concise explanations of the theoretical frameworks and a robust justification of methodology and choice of literature. A basic definition of geoengineering is provided as well as a discussion of the feminist frameworks deployed throughout the book including feminist contextual empiricism, feminist standpoint theory, and technofeminism.


Geoengineering Feminist empiricism Feminist standpoint theory Technofeminism Sociology of science studies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tina Sikka
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  1. 1.Media and Cultural StudiesNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

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