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Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Culture, Context, and Religion
     

Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Culture, Context, and Religion

by Heather Eaton (Editor), Lois Ann Lorentzen (Editor), Greta Gaard (Contribution by), Ivone Gebara (Contribution by), Aruna Gnanadason (Contribution by)
 

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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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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.

Editorial Reviews

Waterwheel
The editors have collected a wonderful sampling of the field...This collection is a testament to the power of ecofeminism to bring about global justice.
Roger S. Gottlieb
This book is an extremely valuable resource for anyone trying to understand—or teach—the connections among gender, the environmental crisis, and globalization.
Religious Studies Review
This book is important to scholars in religion, gender, and environmental studies, but also should find its way into scholarship and teaching about international development and comparative ethics.
— Nancie Erhard, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia
Canadian Woman Studies
The work is weighty. It is not offering fluff and uncritical new age spirituality. Rather, most articles deal with concrete realities and all the authors are self-reflective—identifying both the contributions and the limitations of different elements of, or types of, ecofeminism.
Canadian Woman Studies/Les Cahiers De La Femme
The work is weighty. It is not offering fluff and uncritical new age spirituality. Rather, most articles deal with concrete realities and all the authors are self-reflective—identifying both the contributions and the limitations of different elements of, or types of, ecofeminism.
Mary E. Hunt
Ecofeminism and Globalization demonstrates the power of ecofeminism to unmask injustice in its many manifestations, and how feminist religious insights bring about social change in the real world.
Religious Studies Review - Nancie Erhard
This book is important to scholars in religion, gender, and environmental studies, but also should find its way into scholarship and teaching about international development and comparative ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742526976
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/03/2003
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Heather Eaton is professor of theology at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada. Lois Ann Lorentzen is professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Francisco.

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