Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Culture, Context, and Religion [NOOK Book]

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Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization. The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world's regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States.

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Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Culture, Context, and Religion

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Overview

Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization. The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world's regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780585482767
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/8/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 490 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
I Economic Globalization, the Environment, and the Gender 9
1 Gender and the Environment 11
2 Can Ecofeminism Withstand Corporate Globalization? 23
II Challenges to Ecofeminisim: Concrete Cases 39
3 Women and Sacred Groves in Coastal Kenya: A Contribution to the Ecofeminist Debate 41
4 Indigenous Feet: Ecofeminism, Globalization, and the Case of Chiapas 57
5 Traditions of Prudence Lost: A Tragic World of Broken Relationships 73
III Regional and Transnational Expressions of Ecofeminism and Responses to Globalization 89
6 Ecofeminist Natures and Transnational Environmental Policy 91
7 Environmental Protection as Religious Action: The Case of Taiwanese Buddhist Women 123
8 The Con-spirando Women's Collective: Globalization from Below? 147
9 Ecofeminism: An Ethics of Life 163
10 Deconstructive Ecofeminism: A Japanese Critical Interpretation 177
11 Ecofeminists in the Greens 203
Selected Bibliography 233
Index 239
Contributors 251
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