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The Roots of Female Emancipation: The Initializing Role of Cool Water


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Title: The Roots of Female Emancipation: The Initializing Role of Cool Water
Authors: Manuel, Santos Silva
Amy C., Alexander
Stephan, Klasen
Christian, Welzel
Issue Date: Dec-2020
Publication type: article, other scientific
Organization: The QoG institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:14
Abstract: Reviewing the literature on the deep historic roots of gender inequality, we theorize and provide evidence for a trajectory that (1) originates in a climatic configuration called the “Cool Water” (CW-) condition, leading to (2) late female marriages in preindustrial times, which eventually pave the way towards (3) various gender egalitarian outcomes today. The CW-condition is a specific climatic con-figuration that combines periodically frosty winters with mildly warm summers under... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
Related work: https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2020-12/2020_14_Santos%20Silva_Alexander_Klasen_Welzel.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67205
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