Greta Gaard of University of Wisconsin – River Falls, River Falls (UWRF) with expertise in: Women and Politics Research, Ethics and Literary Theory. Read 55 . How can an ecofeminist perspective help us understand and respond to the problems of water pollution and energy production that we face today?. Contributors: Greta Gaard – author. Journal. Title:Hypatia. Volume: Issue: 1. Publication Year: Page Number: ] TOWARD A QUEER ECOFEMINISM .

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Murphy, was the first anthology to examine not only how ecofeminist theory might enhance literary criticism but also how close reading of texts might inform ecofeminist theory and activist practice. This development in ecocriticism was welcomed by geeta who, along with Simon C. By interrogating social constructions of the “natural,” the various uses of Christianity as a logic of domination, and the rhetoric of colonialism, this essay faard those intersections and argues for the importance of developing a queer ecofeminism.

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Ecofeminists can learn from the Greens and from the work of ecofeminists in the Greens. Foss – – Wiley. Ecocritical Theory and the Great Unwashed. Gaard also has published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction as well as critical essays in non-scholarly publications.

Sign in Create an account. Only the coalition of a variety of progressive communities will bring about the transformations needed to articulate a radical democracy, and in that coalition, an ecofeminist vision will find expression. Reactions from Minnesota Viewers. Liberal Democracy and Environmentalism: Although many ecofeminists acknowledge heterosexism as a problem, a systematic exploration of the potential intersections of ecofeminist and queer theories has yet to be made.


As Gaard noted in her introduction to the pieces collected in that work, “in the three anthologies published at the time of this writing, ecofeminism has failed to locate animals as central to any discussion of ethics involving women and nature. Theoretical and Practical Approaches similarly argues for the activist applications of scholarly theory, asserting that “at its most inclusive, ecocomposition has the potential to address social issues such as feminism, environmental ethics, multiculturalism, politics, and economics, all by examining matters of form and style, audience and argumentation, and reliable sources and documentation.

A radically democratic movement for social and environmental justice will be larger than ecofeminism and larger than the Greens. Ecology, Environmentalism and System Theory. Ecofeminism in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Greta Jo Gaard born in Hollywood, California is an ecofeminist writer, scholar, activist, and documentary filmmaker. Numerous scholars have since drawn upon that essay in formulating their theories. Gaard’s book, Ecological Politics: Added to PP index Total downloads 20of 2, Gaarrd downloads 6 months 3of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Steven Gimbel – – Philosophy and Geography 7 1: Sid Dobrin and Christian Weisser. As Gaard writes in her introduction to that piece. Women, Animals, Nature Ed. This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Find it on Scholar. Gaard’s academic work in the realms of ecocriticism and ecocomposition is widely cited by scholars in the disciplines of composition and literary criticism.

The International Journal of Systems and Cybernetics 35 6. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy pdcnet. Gayil Talshir – – In M. Her book, The Nature of Home, collects several works of creative nonfiction centered on the question of ecological connections to and within places. Ecofeminists and the Greens, draws upon interviews with scores of participants to tell the story of the controversial transition of the Green movement into a national political party from multiple perspectives, concluding that.

Meira Hanson – – In M. A Philosophy of Nature.

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Temple University Press,p. Sign in to use this feature. Estok, believe that “if ecocriticism is to have any effect outside of the narrow confines of academia, then it must not gaadr define itself but also address the issue of values in ways that connect meaningfully with the non-academic world.

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Full text available here. Traditionalist Conservatism and Environmental Ethics. Iyer – – Journal of Business Ethics 20 4: