The interconnections between feminism and ecology. Ecofeminism explores the links between systems of domination such as sexism, racism, economic exploitation and the ecological crisis. We will assess criticism of ecofeminism and evaluate the potential of this philosophy for political practice. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement. (Not offered 2022-23).

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Investigate the conjunction of feminist theory and deep ecology with Ecofeminism. The concerns of Ecofeminism are diverse as they connect ideas about environmental justice with those of environmental degradation by using the common theme of domination along with the concept of discovering your connection to place.
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