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Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance by Greg N. Gregoriou, Vikash Ramiah

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Chapter 11

Feminism, Environmental Economics, and Accountability

Tehmina Khan     RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Abstract

In this chapter, the concept of feminism from the perspective of impact in the field of environmental economics is presented. The main criticism that exists against the field of economics is the lack of substantial contribution from female academics and professionals and the lack of recognition of these contributions. In this chapter, the key contributions toward research and policy development and change at an international scale of five prominent and three emerging female environmental economists are expounded. Their key contributions are discussed; the recognitions that they have received as a result of their dedication ...

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