Journal article

Ecocritique Bergen 2018

Sean Cubitt

MediaArchiv | Center for Open Science

Abstract

25 years ago Val Plumwood argued that our increasing economic, political and environmental degradation of the planet is the root of all human inequality and injustice. Struggles to balance the demands of feeding the world and maintaining its health while preserving its oceans and its cultural heritage make it clear that environmental ethics and struggles against gendered violence are not separate issues. Plumwood's eco-feminism connects our enquiries into these areas through her proposal that separating human from natural is the root of the division between male and female, colonist and colonised, rich and poor, even between the unhealthy, whose medicalisation we see as making them closer to..

View full abstract

University of Melbourne Researchers