Earthcare: Women and the Environment / Edition 1

Earthcare: Women and the Environment / Edition 1

by Carolyn Merchant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415908884

ISBN-13: 9780415908887

Pub. Date: 11/06/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Written by one of the leading thinkers in environmentalism, Earthcare brings together Merchant's existing work on the topic of women and the environment as well as updated and new essays. Earthcare looks at age-old historical associations of women with nature, beginning with Eve and continuing through to environmental activists of today, women's

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Written by one of the leading thinkers in environmentalism, Earthcare brings together Merchant's existing work on the topic of women and the environment as well as updated and new essays. Earthcare looks at age-old historical associations of women with nature, beginning with Eve and continuing through to environmental activists of today, women's commitment to environmental conservation, and the problematic assumptions of women as caregivers and men as dominating nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415908887
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/06/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Women and the Environment
1Gaia: Ecofeminism and the Earth3
2Eve: Nature and Narrative27
3Isis: Women and Science57
4The Death of Nature: Women and Ecology in the Scientific Revolution75
5From Corn Mothers to Moral Mothers: Changing Forms of Earthcare in New England91
6Preserving the Earth: Women and the Progressive Conservation Crusade109
7Earthcare: Women and the American Environmental Movement139
8Peace with the Earth: Women and the Swedish Environment. With Abby Peterson167
9The Ecological Self: Women and the Environment in Australia185
Conclusion. Partnership Ethics: Earthcare for a New Millennium209
Notes225
Index269

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