Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature by Karen J. Warren

By Karen J. Warren

"... presents readers with a much-needed cross-cultural and multidisciplinary point of view on ecofeminist activism and scholarship." ―Iris

"... a crucial contribution to the literature on ecological feminism." ―Ethics

"I imagine the original selection of such a lot of assorted views can assist to push readers out in their disciplinary perspectives and paintings to convey thought and perform jointly in significant ways.... a great source for students and teachers..." ―Teaching Philosophy

Here the capability strengths and weaknesses of the transforming into ecofeminist circulate are seriously assessed via students in a number of educational disciplines and vocations, together with anthropology, biology, chemical engineering, schooling, political technology, sport and relaxation reviews, sociology, and political organizing.

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332.  140.  179.  1.  Michael Matz, letter to Women of All Red Nations, December 3, 1991.  55.  1991 Annual Report, Population Institute.  "Population Stabilization: The Real Solution," Sierra Club pamphlet.  Mission and Policy Statements, Planned Parenthood, 1984.  27.  9.  Ibid.  6.  29­30.  12.  11.  This includes women I know on a social basis and women I have worked with through my rape crisis center, Women of All Red Nations (WARN), and other women's organizations.  Women of All Red Nations Report, 1978.

As Pam Colorado states, it seems to me the feminist agenda is basically one of rearranging social relations within the society which is occupying our land and utilizing our resources for its own benefit.  24 The inability to fully embrace an anticolonialist ideology is the major stumbling block in developing alliances between Native people and members of the mainstream environmental movement and the feminist movement.  In addition, it is noteworthy that the people that are Page 26 targeted as expendable (victims of AIDS and Africans in the foregoing example) are people of color or Third World people who have the least institutional power or access to resources in society.

Christ, "Rethinking Technology and Nature," in Healing the Wounds.  44.  Chrystos, "Shame On," Dream On (Vancouver: Press Gang Publishers, 1991), 100­101.  50.  2 Women of color have been at the forefront of the struggle to bring attention to the issues that are devastating minority communities—issues such as hazardous waste disposal; exposure to toxins; occupational health and safety; lead poisoning, cancers, and other health issues; housing; pollution; and environmental contamination.  But do these activists consider themselves ecofeminists?

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