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Ecofeminism and rhetoric

Douglas A. Vakoch

Ecofeminism and rhetoric

critical perspectives on sex, technology, and discourse

by Douglas A. Vakoch

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist criticism,
  • Ecofeminism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Douglas A. Vakoch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1194 .E27 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853533M
    ISBN 109780857451873, 9780857451880
    LC Control Number2011018717

    'This book provides an extraordinarily productive framework for entire generations of scholars and activists' Michael Hardt, co-author of the Empire trilogy 'Ecofeminism is about the similarity of society´s relationship with nature and women. Mies and Shiva were the first to show the sad parallels in nearly all spheres of life, in the North as well as in the South. Ecofeminism includes a plurality of perspectives, thriving in dialogue. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review.

    This book also highlights how animal studies scholars and activists can and should use ideological rhetorical criticism to investigate the implications of their tactics and strategies, emphasizing a critical vegan rhetoric as the best means of achieving liberation for human and nonhuman animals alike.   Book Reviews Ecofeminism and rhetoric: critical perspectives on sex, technology, and discourse Jessica McLean Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia Correspondence @

    In her book Radical Ecology, Carolyn Merchant refers to spiritual ecofeminism as “cultural ecofeminism.” According to Merchant, cultural ecofeminism, “celebrates the relationship between women and nature through the revival of ancient rituals centered on goddess worship, the moon, animals, and the female reproductive system.”. ecofeminism modify in relationship to the perceived justice issues being confronted in differing cultural and historical settings. Because of this constant morphing, ecofeminism simultaneously challenges patriarchies from different angles. This is one of the myriad strengths of the fluid and radically diverse positions assumed by ecofeminism.


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“ A book on ecofeminist rhetoric assumes a difficult collection of essays does an admirable job of opening the topic of ecofeminist rhetoric to further inquiry and gives us a small but potentially very valuable window on one avenue of developing the field in this postapocalyptic era of global warming, species reduction, desertification, ecoracism, environmental injustice, 5/5(1).

By drawing on the complex interplay of ecology and feminism, ecofeminists identify links between the domination of nature and the oppression of women. This volume introduces a variety of innovative approaches for advancing ecofeminist activism, demonstrating how words exert power in the world.4/5.

Ecofeminism and Rhetoric. Book Description: By drawing on the complex interplay of ecology and feminism, ecofeminists identify links between the domination of nature and the oppression of women.

This volume introduces a variety of innovative approaches for advancing ecofeminist activism, demonstrating how words exert power in the world.

BERGHAHN BOOKS: Ecofeminism And Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives On Sex, Technology, And Discourse. Book description: By drawing on the complex interplay of ecology and feminism, ecofeminists identify links between the domination of nature and the oppression of women.

This volume introduces a variety of innovative approaches for advancing ecofeminist Pages:   While Rhetoric is the art of persuasion, this book aims at contributing to the understanding of Ecofeminism. Ecofeminism is not static as it is always mutating and dynamic.

The transformation of ecofeminism is influenced by factors such as political differences, isolated actions by individuals and complaints from the masses. Ecofeminism and rhetoric: critical perspectives on sex, technology, and discourse / edited by Douglas A.

Vakoch. Douglas A. Vakoch‘s purpose for writing this book is to thoroughly describe exactly what ecofeminism is and on how to apply it rhetorically. It is also intended for ecofeminist worldwide to be able to relate to and improve ecofeminism.

Sturgeon stresses the parallelism of ecofeminism and anti-militarism throughout the book and uses King's four principles of ecofeminism to illustrate this: 1) the subjugation of women and the subjugation of nature are dialectically related, 2) hierarchy justifies domination and must be resisted on all levels, 3) diversity must be maintained and 4) dualistic thinking supports all kinds of Reviews: 1.

Feminist Ecocriticism examines the interplay of women and nature as seen through literary theory and criticism, drawing on insights from such diverse fields as chaos theory and psychoanalysis. Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization.

The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world''s regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States.

Ecofeminist rhetorics of care address environmental problems through cooperation and partnership, rather than hierarchical subordination, encouraging forms of communication that value mutual understanding over persuasion and control.

The book explores the central claim of ecofeminism that there is a connection between environmental degradation and the subordination of women with the goal of.

- one of the very few books to have been published in the last 10 years on the declared topic of ecofeminism - the volume is a necessary and timely rethinking of ecofeminism; it includes some strikingly original essays that challenge and extend current ecofeminist thinking in exciting ways; and its general insistence on action and intervention (including rhetoric) as a way of collecting and.

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Review of Ecofeminism and Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives on Sex, Technology, and Discourse by Douglas A. Vakoch (New York: Berghahn Books, ). A critical examination of ecofeminism from a variety of cross-cultural and multidisciplinary perspectives accessing its potential strengths as a political movement and as a theoretical position.

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Ecofeminism and rhetoric: Critical perspectives on sex, technology and discourse, edited by Douglas A. V akoch. Bergahn Books, New Y ork and Oxford,xv ii+pp. Impersonating Animals: Rhetoric, Ecofeminism, and Animal Rights Law by S. Marek Muller Inin one sign of a burgeoning interest in the morality of human interactions with nonhuman animals, the American Association for the Advancement of Science declared that dolphins and orcas should be legally regarded as persons.

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New York: Berghahn Books, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / .The book proposes that we should think of ecofeminism as ecohumanism instead, seeing human beings and nature as a part of a complex web.

Novels analysed within the text include Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a Sieve (), Shivram Karanth’s Return to .