Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene

Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene

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This edited volume critically engages with ecofeminist scholarship. It tracks the ongoing dialogue between women’s issues and environmental change by republishing the work of pioneering scholars and activists in the field. Together with new essays by contemporary ecofeminist scholars, the book uncovers the dialectical relationship between environmental and feminist causes, the relational identities of feminists and ecofeminists, and the concept of ecofeminism as a rallying point for environmental feminism. The volume defines ecofeminism as a multidisciplinary project and will appeal to readers working within the field of Environmental Humanities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319643847
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/06/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lara Stevens is Lecturer and Tutor in Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Peta Tait is Professor of Theatre and Drama at La Trobe University, Australia.

Denise Varney is Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents

1. ‘Street-fighters and philosophers’: Traversing Ecofeminisms.- Section 1: Foundational Ecofeminist Publications.- 2. Deeper Than Deep Ecology: The Eco-Feminist Connection.- 3. Relating to Nature: Deep Ecology or Ecofeminism?.- 4. Women and Nature Revisited.- 5. Women and Land Claims.- 6. Ecofeminist Analysis and the Culture of Ecofeminist Denial.- Section 2: Ecofeminist Currents.- 7. From The Female Eunuch to White Beech: Germaine Greer and Ecological Feminism.- 8. Climate Guardian Angels: Feminist Ecology and the Activist Tradition.- 9. Thinking–Feminism–Place: Situating the 1980s Australian Women’s Peace Camps.- 10. Performing Ghosts, Emotion, and Sensory Environments.- 11. You are on Indigenous Land: Ecofeminism, Indigenous peoples and Land Justice.- 12. Feminist Ecologies in Religious Interpretation: Australian Influences.- 13. Australian Women in Mining: Still a Harsh Reality.- 14. ‘In the interest of all mankind’: Women and the Environmental Protection of Antarctica.

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