Book Chapter

Introduction: ‘Street-fighters and philosophers’: Traversing ecofeminisms

L Stevens, P Tait, D Varney

Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2018

Abstract

Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene emerges at the intersection of two progressive twentieth-century political movements, one concerned with the fight for women’s rights and the other with ecological sustainability within the environment. The book celebrates the ongoing philosophical and activist advocacy of feminist ecologies as it traces the ecofeminist movement’s roots and alignment with recent social, cultural and artistic developments. It proposes the broad term ‘feminist ecologies’ to capture the diversity of the movement over the last 45 years and the range of possible ways in which feminist and ecological concerns can speak to one another in the era of the A..

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