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Ecofeminism
By Vandana Shiva, Maria Mies and Ariel Salleh (foreword by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Zed Books
Publication date March 1, 2014
Pages 328
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781780325637
ISBN-10 1780325630
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.95
Other format details university press
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Should women see a relationship between patriarchal oppression and the destruction of Nature in the name of profit and progress? How can they counter the violence inherent in these processes? Should they look to a link between the women's movement and other social movements?

The authors offer an analysis of such issues from a unique North-South perspective. They critique prevailing economic theories, conventional concepts of women's emancipation, the myth of 'catching up' development, the philosophical foundations of modern science and technology, and the omission of ethics when discussing so many questions including advances in reproductive technology.

In constructing their own ecofeminist epistemology and methodology, they look at movements advocating consumer liberation, subsistence production and sustainability , and argue for an acceptance of limits and reciprocity and the endless commoditification of needs. A book as relevant today as when it was first published.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781856491556
 
from Zed Books (November 1, 1993)
9781856491556 | details & prices | 5.50 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $55.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9781780325637 Book cover for 9781856491563
 
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With Ariel Salleh (other contributor) | from Zed Books (March 1, 2014)
9781780325637 | details & prices | 328 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Should women see a relationship between patriarchal oppression and the destruction of Nature in the name of profit and progress?
from Zed Books (October 15, 1993)
9781856491563 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $32.95
About: Two of Zed's best-known authors, one an economist, the other a physicist and philosopher, come together in this book on a controversial environmental agenda.

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