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Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Natureby Karen J. Warren
Synopses & Reviews
"... provides readers with a much-needed cross-cultural and multidisciplinary perspective on ecofeminist activism and scholarship." --Iris
"... a very important contribution to the literature on ecological feminism." --Ethics
"I think the unique collection of so many different perspectives will help to push readers out of their disciplinary views and work to bring theory and practice together in meaningful ways.... an excellent resource for scholars and teachers..." --Teaching Philosophy
Here the potential strengths and weaknesses of the growing ecofeminist movement are critically assessed by scholars in a variety of academic disciplines and vocations, including anthropology, biology, chemical engineering, education, political science, recreation and leisure studies, sociology, and political organizing.
Book News Annotation:
A critical examination of ecofeminism from a variety of cross-cultural and multidisciplinary perspectives accessing its potential strengths as a political movement and as a theoretical position.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The strengths and weaknesses of the growing ecofeminist movement are critically assessed by scholars in a variety of academic disciples and vocations. Writers explore the real-life concerns that have motivated ecofeminism as a grassroots, women-initiated movement around the globe; the appropriateness of ecofeminism to academic and scientific research; and philosophical implications and underpinning of the movement.
Ecofeminism explores the real-life, experiential concerns that have motivated this grassroots, women-initiated movement around the globe. Scholars in a range of academic disciplines and vocational fields critically examine the application and appropriateness of ecofeminism to their research and to the people whose lives are touched by it.
About the Author
Karen J. Warren, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College, is editor of Ecological Feminist Philosophies, and co-editor (with Duane L. Cady) of Bringing Peace Home.
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