By Catriona Sandilands

Heroic moms protecting domestic and fireside opposed to a nature deformed by way of multinationalist company perform: this can be a compelling tale, however it isn't really inevitably the resource of legitimate feminist or ecological critique. what is lacking is the democratic point, an insistence on bringing to public debate the entire kin of gender and nature that one of these view takes without any consideration. This publication goals to situate a dedication to concept and politics -- that's, to democratic perform -- on the middle of ecofeminism and, hence, to maneuver towards an ecofeminism that's actually either feminist and ecological.

The Good-Natured Feminist inaugurates a sustained dialog among ecofeminism and up to date writings in feminist postmodernism and radical democracy. beginning with the belief that ecofeminism is a physique of democratic thought, the e-book tells how the move originated in debates approximately "nature" in North American radical feminisms, the way it then turned entangled with identification politics, and the way it now seeks to incorporate nature in democratic dialog and, specifically, to politicize relatives among gender and nature in either theoretical and activist milieus.

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