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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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This development in ecocriticism was welcomed by scholars who, along with Simon C. A Philosophy of Nature. Her theoretical work extending ecofeminist thought into queer theoryqueer ecologyvegetarianismand animal liberation has been influential within women’s studies. Her book, The Nature of Home, collects several works of creative nonfiction centered on the question of ecological connections to and within places.

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. Greta Jo Gaard born in Hollywood, California is an ecofeminist writer, scholar, activist, and documentary filmmaker.

Retrieved from ” https: 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.


A radically democratic movement for social and environmental justice will be larger than ecofeminism and larger than the Greens. Request removal from index. Sign in Create an account. As an activist, Gaard participated in the Green movement for more than a decade.

State University of New York Press,p. As Gaard writes in her introduction to that piece. From Environmental Politics to the Politics of the Environment: Liberal Democracy and Environmentalism: 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.

Numerous scholars have since grsta upon that essay in formulating their theories. Ecology, Environmentalism and System Theory. Radical Environmentalism and the Political Roots of Postmodernism. Traditionalist Conservatism and Environmental Ethics.

Reactions from Minnesota Viewers. Iyer – – Journal of Business Ethics 20 4: Prior to Grefa germinal article, “Toward a Queer Ecofeminism,” published first in the scholarly journal Hypatia and then anthologized in Perspectives on Environmental Justice, Gender, Sexuality, and Activism, ecofeminism and queer theory were separate realms within feminism.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 20of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 3gsard 2, How can I increase my downloads? Science Logic and Mathematics. Ecofeminists can learn from the Greens and from the work of ecofeminists in the Greens. English Studies in Canada A Multilateral Ecocentric Approach.

Sid Dobrin and Christian Weisser. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ecofeminists and the Greens, draws upon interviews with scores of participants to tell the story of the controversial transition of the Green gawrd into a national political party from multiple perspectives, concluding that. This article has no associated abstract. History of Western Philosophy. The End of Environmentalism?

Gaard’s book, Ecological Politics: Women, Animals, Nature Ed. Gaard has applied ecofeminist theory to both literary criticism and composition instruction, thereby contributing feminist insights to the haard fields of ecocriticism and ecocomposition.

Gaard also has published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction as well as critical essays in non-scholarly publications.