Feminism and Ecology: An Introduction / Edition 1

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Overview

Tracing ecofeminist activism from the Love Canal demonstrations to socialist ecofeminism, Feminism and Ecology provides a comprehensive introduction to the ecofeminist movement and its history, as well as an extensive new analysis of the main perspectives within it.
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"A coherent, readable, and critically engaged survey that will be an indispensable resource for anyone thinking about, or teaching, the relations between ecological politics, feminist theory and philosophy, and the 'new social movements.'”

-The Times Literary Supplement,

"Mary Mellor has written a timely and exciting book which leads one to share her optimism about critical social analysis and the politics of new social movements--and the potential for social change."

-Diana Leonard,University of London

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814756010
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Mellor is Professor of Sociology at the University of Northumbria in England.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgement
1 Introduction 1
2 Women and the Environment 14
3 Ecofeminist Thought 44
4 Women, Biology and Nature in Feminist Thought 71
5 Women and Nature: A Privileged Standpoint? 102
6 Feminism and the Green Movement 127
7 Social Ecology, Ecosocialism and Social/ist Ecofeminism 150
8 Feminism and Ecology: A Material Connection 178
Bibliography 197
Index 209
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