Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization. The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world's regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States.
Heather Eaton is professor of theology at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada. Lois Ann Lorentzen is professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Francisco.
Part 1 Foreword Part 3 Introduction Part 4 I. Economic Globalization, the Environment, and Gender Chapter 5 1. Gender and the Environment Chapter 6 2. Can Ecofeminism Withstand Globalization? Part 7 II. Challenges to Ecofeminism: Concrete Cases Chapter 8 3. Women and Sacred Groves in Coastal Kenya: A Contribution to the Ecofeminist Debate Chapter 9 4. Challenging Ecofeminism: The Case of Chiapas Chapter 10 5. Traditions of Prudence Lost: A Tragic World of Broken Relationships Part 11 III. Regional and Transnational Expressions of Ecofeminism and Responses to Globalization Chapter 12 6. Ecofeminist Natures and Transnational Environmental Politics Chapter 13 7. Environmental Protection as Religious Action: The Case of Taiwanese Buddhist Women Chapter 14 8. The Con-spirando Women's Collective: Globalization from Below? Chapter 15 9. Ecofeminism: An Ethics of Life Chapter 16 10. Deconstructive Ecofeminism: A Japanese Critical Interpretation Chapter 17 11. Ecofeminists in the Greens Part 18 Contributors Chapter 19 Selected Bibliography