Contemporary Perspectives on Eco-feminism
About the Book
Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens
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.
Table of Contents
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
About the Book
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.