Lording It over the Goddess: Water, Gender, and Human-Environmental Relations

@article{Strang2014LordingIO,
  title={Lording It over the Goddess: Water, Gender, and Human-Environmental Relations},
  author={V. Strang},
  journal={Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={109 - 85}
}
  • V. Strang
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Focusing on human engagements with water, this article steps back from specifically cultural or historical contexts in order to trace the larger patterns of social, religious, and technological change that have transformed most societies’ relationships with their environments. It examines transitions from totemic “nature religions” to male-dominated and hierarchical belief systems, and considers how these intersected with shifts to settlement and agriculture, differentiated gender roles, and… Expand

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