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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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.

Gaard’s book, Ecological Politics: Greta Jo Gaard born in Hollywood, California is an ecofeminist writer, scholar, activist, and documentary filmmaker.

Environmental Ethics 15 2: Robert Frodeman – – Environmental Ethics 14 4: From the Silent Spring to the Silent Revolution. Yet we can only bring about that movement by working with and through our communities–and our communities will always be partial, unrepresentative, incomplete.

Her book, The Nature of Home, collects several works of creative nonfiction centered on the question of ecological connections to and within places. A radically democratic movement for social and environmental justice will be larger than ecofeminism and larger than the Greens. From Environmental Politics to the Politics of the Environment: Prior to Gaard’s 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.


The Role of Environmentalism: Ecofeminists can learn from the Greens and from the work of ecofeminists in the Greens. Environmental Philosophies, Misc in Philosophy of Biology. Gaard also has published fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction as well as critical essays in non-scholarly publications.

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Estok, believe that “if ecocriticism is to have any effect outside of the narrow confines of academia, then it must not only define itself but also address the issue of values in ways that connect meaningfully with the non-academic world. The Greening of White Pride. A Multilateral Ecocentric Approach. Radical Environmentalism and the Political Roots of Postmodernism. Gaard’s academic work in the realms of ecocriticism and ecocomposition is widely cited by scholars in the disciplines of composition and literary criticism.

Traditionalist Conservatism and Environmental Ethics. Women, Animals, Nature Ed.

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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. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy pdcnet. History of Western Philosophy. Women, Animals, Nature also introduced new theoretical intersections.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gaard has applied ecofeminist theory to both literary criticism and composition instruction, thereby contributing feminist insights to the emerging fields of ecocriticism and ecocomposition.

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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, garad ethics, multiculturalism, politics, and economics, all by examining matters of form and style, audience and argumentation, and reliable sources and documentation.

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