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1994

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The Power And The Promise Of Ecofeminism, Reconsidered, Elizabeth Mayer '94 May 1994

The Power And The Promise Of Ecofeminism, Reconsidered, Elizabeth Mayer '94

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Ecofeminism is one of the newest varieties of feminism, and it seems to be one of the brightest. There's something appealing in combining feminist and ecological concerns, and something positively seductive in the implied possibility of one big solution out there somewhere that will end not only the oppression of women but the abuse of nature as well. There seems to be something right about ecofeminism too: it points out that our culture has formed a conceptual association between women and nature which certainly does seem to exist and certainly does seem to have undesirable consequences. And it points ...