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Ecofeminism As Politics: Nature, Marx and the Postmodern
by Ariel Salleh
This book explores the philosophical and political challenge of ecofeminism. It shows how the ecology movement has been held back by conceptual confusion over the implications of gender difference, while much that passes in the name of feminism is actually an obstacle to ecological change and global democracy. The author argues that ecofeminism reaches beyond contemporary...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 15th 1997 by Zed Books
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“Among other things, ecofeminism is a kind of reflexive anthropology for women and men in so-called developed societies. If it aims to bring a feminist consciousness to the environmental movement, it also aims to bring an environmental consciousness to feminism. In particular, much of its political activity is to help equality feminists see how their emancipatory dreams assist capitalist patriarchal colonization and environmental degradation. Victoria Davion typifies the liberal moment in femini...more