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  • n. Plural form of ecofeminist.

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  • We need more ecofeminists! by Suzana Megles on Monday, Jun 8, 2009 at 9: 09: 20 AM rooster rehab?

    Animal rights, ecofeminism, and rooster rehab

  • However, in recent years, ecofeminists have begun to analyze social inequality, not just the ties between women and nature, but the other forms of oppression.

    Caring for the Earth « AAUW Dialog

  • There are a many types of ecofeminists from a wide variety of professions.

    Caring for the Earth « AAUW Dialog

  • Part of the reason why our world is characterized by injustice, lack of care, and huge socioeconomic disparities between different people is that we treat the natural world with indifference and sometimes even contempt, say ecofeminists.

    Feminist Ethics

  • Some ecofeminists, for instance, have developed Gilligan's ethic of care as a foundation for animal defense theory.

    Feminist Ethics

  • I would not use the “dominion” argument with ecofeminists, but I would with Christian/ex-Christians who would understand the reference.

    the religious as political | Mind on Fire

  • Miko, we chatted a bit about this, but ecofeminists would take issue with the “dominion” clause–that it is better to live in partnership or symbiosis with the earth than to establish a human-nonhuman hierarchy.

    the religious as political | Mind on Fire

  • And, while I agree with Andrea Smith (whom I've been citing often on this blog) and other Native environmentalists who constantly criticize white ecofeminists and other mainstream environmental activists for their shortsighted (and, indeed, racist) views concerning their perfunctory dichotomization between humans and nature, I often respect environmentalists for raising our consciousness about nature and all of earth's living organisms as having basic rights like their fellow humans.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • In turn, deep ecologists have expressed concern that the emphasis on human society by ecofeminists, social ecologists, and ecosocialists can signal a regression to anthropocentrism.

    Deep ecology

  • In addition, ecofeminists have argued that a biocentric philosophy that ignores social injustice is not acceptable.

    Deep ecology

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