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Practicing Feminist Political Ecologies: Moving Beyond the by Wendy Harcourt, Ingrid L. Nelson

By Wendy Harcourt, Ingrid L. Nelson

Practicing Feminist Political Ecologies explores the most recent considering on feminist political ecology. integrated is a collective critique of the “green economy,” an research of the post-Rio+20 UN convention debates, and a nuanced learn of the effect that the present ecological and monetary trouble may have on a various variety of girls and their groups. through together with such recognized members as Dianne Rocheleau, Catherine Walsh, and Christa Wichterich, in addition to an upcoming iteration of recent activist students, it fills the distance within the literature at the dating among the surroundings and gender.
This well timed and critical e-book launches the Zed Books’ Gender, improvement and surroundings sequence and places feminist political ecology securely at the map, making it an enormous new contribution to environmental studies.

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In addition to gender and class, the affiliation and strength of involvement with the Federation were instrumental in shaping the assemblages of trees on farm plots and across the larger landscape. I was embarking on a gendered path of ecological research that would eventually lead me to frame farm and forest landscapes and ecologies in terms of general socio-ecological constructs of rooted networks, overlapping territories and rhizomatic socio-ecological assemblages.

Vargas, V. (2005) ‘Feminisms and the World Social Forum: space for dialogue and confrontation’, Develop­ ment, ‘Movement of Movements’, 48(2): 107–10. , L. Duggen, N. Wieg­ ersma and L. Nisonoff (eds) (2011) The Women, Gender and Development Reader, 2nd edn, London: Zed Books. SECTION ONE POSITIONING FEMINIST POLITICAL ECOLOGY 1 | A SITUATED VIEW OF FEMINIST POLITICAL ECOLOGY FROM MY NET WORKS, ROOTS AND TERRITORIES Dianne Rocheleau Introduction To provide a self-reflective grounded sense of why and how and where feminist political ecology (FPE) emerged, my chapter reflects on my experiences, in place and in person, as well as in my writing and engagement with the stories of others.

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