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Cli-fi and Eco-feminism: edited by Mary Phillips and Nick Rumens with papers by Erika Cudworth, Greta Gaard, Trish Glazebrook and Niamh Moore, among others

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Contemporary Perspectives on Eco-feminism


Cli-fi and Eco-feminism: edited by Mary Phillips and Nick Rumens with papers by Erika Cudworth, Greta Gaard, Trish Glazebrook and Niamh Moore, among others

Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

 

About the Book

Why is eco-feminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times?
 
Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to confront the environmental challenges of the moment.
 
This book provides a much-needed comprehensive overview of the relevance and value of using eco-feminist theories.

It gives a broad coverage of traditional and emerging eco-feminist theories and explores, across a range of chapters, their various contributions and uniquely spans various strands of ecofeminist thinking.

The origins of influential eco-feminist theories are discussed including key themes and some of its leading figures (contributors include Erika Cudworth, Greta Gaard, Trish Glazebrook and Niamh Moore), and outlines its influence on how scholars might come to a more generative understanding of the natural environment.

The book examines eco-feminism’s potential contribution for advancing current discussions and research on the relationships between the humans and more than humans that share our world.

This timely volume makes a distinctive scholarly contribution and is a valuable resources for students and academics in the fields of environmentalism, cli-fi, political ecology, sustainability and nature resource management.

 

© 2016 – Routledge
 

Table of Contents

 
 9. From ‘Cli-Fi’ to Critical Ecofeminism: Narratives of Climate Change and Climate Justice by Professor Greta Gaard
 
 
Introducing Contemporary Ecofeminism Mary Philips and Nick Rumens 

 Part 1 Theory 1. Eco/Feminist Genealogies: Renewing Promises and New Possibilities Niamh Moore 2. Ecofeminism and the Animal Erika Cudworth 3. Developing ecofeminist corporeality: Writing the body as activist poetics Mary Phillips 4. Regeneration in Limbo: Ecofeminist Perspectives on the Multiple Crisis and Social Contract Adelheid Biesecker and Uta v. Winterfeld 5. Exploring the Confluence of Ecofeminism, Covenantal Ethics, and Action Research Mary Brydon-Miller and Anne Inga Hilsen 

Part 2 Practice 6. Climate Adaptation in the Global South: Funding Women’s Farming Trish Glazebrook 7: Hidden Lives, Invisible Vocation? Giving Voice to Game Rangers’ Wives in Kwazulu–Natal, South Africa Ida Sabelis, Tamarisk van Vliet and Harry Wels 8. The Township Gaze: A Postcolonial Ecofeminist Theory for Touring the New South Africa Laura Wright 

 9. From ‘Cli-Fi’ to Critical Ecofeminism: Narratives of Climate Change and Climate Justice by Professor Greta Gaard

10. The Advantages of Gender theories in Analyses of Nature resource Management Christine Katz 11. Organizing and Managing Ecofeminism: Material Manifestations of Spiritual Principles in Business Ali Young and Scott Taylor

234 pages | 1 B/W Illus.
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About the Book

Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to confront the environmental challenges of the moment.
This book provides a much-needed comprehensive overview of the relevance and value of using eco-feminist theories. It gives a broad coverage of traditional and emerging eco-feminist theories and explores, across a range of chapters, their various contributions and uniquely spans various strands of ecofeminist thinking. The origins of influential eco-feminist theories are discussed including key themes and some of its leading figures (contributors include Erika Cudworth, Greta Gaard, Trish Glazebrook and Niamh Moore), and outlines its influence on how scholars might come to a more generative understanding of the natural environment. The book examines eco-feminism’s potential contribution for advancing current discussions and research on the relationships between the humans and more than humans that share our world.
This timely volume makes a distinctive scholarly contribution and is a valuable resources for students and academics in the fields of environmentalism, political ecology, sustainability and nature resource management.

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