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Paperback Published: 25/07/2013
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The sexual act itself and nearly every aspect of the lives of those who perform it have been radically transformed by the availability of cheap energy. Family structure, gender roles, the very nature of day-to-day life--all these things have been shaped by the fossil-fueled abundance, wealth, and stable climate of the last century in ways that have yet to be fully explored. From the availability of birth control and the ability of people to choose their family size, to our very culture of sex in the form of television, film, and other energy-intensive media, our most intimate relationships are at the heart of our combined ecological and economic crisis."Green Sex "delves deeply into how our roles will shift in a more resource-constrained, warmer, poorer world. This bold and visionary work contemplates how a host of social and sexual issues may evolve, including: The economics of marriage, gay and straightThe roles of women and women at home and at workThe future of the orgasmA healthy and equitable future for all depends on our conscious efforts to preserve hard-won gains such as reproductive freedom, gender equity, and strong families, "Green Sex" is required reading for anyone concerned about the fate of the family in a resource-constrained world.Sharon Astyk is a writer, teacher, and farmer whose family uses 80 percent less energy and resources than the average American household. She is the author of four previous books including "Making Home "and "Depletion and Abundance."

Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865717329

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