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Author Merchant, Carolyn.

Title Earthcare : women and the environment / Carolyn Merchant
Published New York : Routledge, 1996


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Description xxii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Women and the Environment -- 1. Gaia: Ecofeminism and the Earth -- 2. Eve: Nature and Narrative -- 3. Isis: Women and Science -- 4. The Death of Nature: Women and Ecology in the Scientific Revolution -- 5. From Corn Mothers to Moral Mothers: Changing Forms of Earthcare in New England -- 6. Preserving the Earth: Women and the Progressive Conservation Crusade -- 7. Earthcare: Women and the American Environmental Movement -- 8. Peace with the Earth: Women and the Swedish Environment. With Abby Peterson -- 9. The Ecological Self: Women and the Environment in Australia -- Conclusion. Partnership Ethics: Earthcare for a New Millennium
Summary Explores the history of the association between women and nature raising theoretical issues concerning women, the earth, and female symbols of nature, as seen in Gaia, Eve, and Isis, and looking at the environmental movement of the 1960s through the 1990s in the United States, Sweden, and Australia
Analysis Environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-267) and index
Subject Ecofeminism.
Human ecology.
Women environmentalists.
LC no. 95014482
ISBN 0415908876 (alk. paper)
0415908884 (alk. paper)