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Overview

"... 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.

Indiana University Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253210579
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 961,850
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet 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.

Indiana University Press

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Taking Empirical Data Seriously: An Ecofeminist Philosophical Perspective 3
2 Ecofeminism through an Anticolonial Framework 21
3 Women of Color, Environmental Justice, and Ecofeminism 38
4 Women's Knowledge as Expert Knowledge: Indian Women and Ecodevelopment 82
5 Epistemic Responsibility and the Inuit of Canada's Eastern Arctic: An Ecofeminist Appraisal 99
6 Women and Power 112
7 Learning to Live with Differences: The Challenge of Ecofeminist Community 120
8 "The Earth Is the Indian's Mother, Nhandecy" 140
9 Leisure: Celebration and Resistance in the Ecofeminist Quilt 155
10 Ecofeminism and Work 176
11 Ecofeminism and Children 193
12 Ecofeminism and Meaning 213
13 Ecofeminist Literary Criticism 227
14 Rhetoric, Rape, and Ecowarfare in the Persian Gulf 239
15 The Nature of Race: Discourses of Racial Difference in Ecofeminism 260
16 Ecofeminism in Kenya: A Chemical Engineer's Perspective 279
17 Keeping the Soil in Good Heart: Women Weeders, the Environment, and Ecofeminism 290
18 Remediating Development through an Ecofeminist Lens 300
19 Scientific Ecology and Ecological Feminism: The Potential for Dialogue 314
20 Androcentrism and Anthropocentrism: Parallels and Politics 327
21 Revaluing Nature 356
22 Self and Community in Environmental Ethics 375
23 Kant and Ecofeminism 390
24 Women-Animals-Machines: A Grammar for a Wittgensteinian Ecofeminism 412
25 Radical Nonduality in Ecofeminist Philosophy 425
Contributors 437
Index 441
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