Ecofeminism and American Environmental Gain Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Ecofeminism and American Environmental Gain
An analysis of ecofeminism and its benefits to Americans.
# 141797 | 2,000 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Biology (Ecology) , Women Studies (Feminism) , Environmental Studies (General)

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This paper analyzes ecofeminism as a school of thought and tool to challenge American issues of environmental racism and justice issues. The thesis is that by adopting ecofeminist policies and practices (environmental protection), America and Americans will pay more in the short hand, but gain economic and ecological benefits in the long run.

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"Nature alone has value. The assertion is that there is inherent value to nature even without being able to reap a specific economic benefit. This premise runs counter to many of the modernist arguments for technological advancement. These arguments, according to Ecofeminists (McGuire & McGuire, 2003) are based on a Western patriarchal paradigm of duality, which separates things into value systems of dominant and subordinate. This dualistic value system often values men over women, whites over non-whites, humans over animals, and human wants over environmental existence (McGuire & McGuire, 2003). That is, it asserts that nature is..."

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