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The paper explains that ecofeminism is a political and philosophical movement that symbolizes the union of the radical ecology, or what has been called deep ecology, and feminism. The paper looks at the root of the term 'ecofeminism' and looks at the scope of this movement.
From the Paper:"Ecofeminism is a political and philosophical movement that symbolizes the union of the radical ecology, or what has been called deep ecology, and feminism. "The term ecofeminism was coined by French theorist Francoise d'Eaubonne in 1972, who developed the "Ecologie-Feminisme" group, arguing that the destruction of the environment is due to the profit motif inherent in male power" (Ruether, 2005, p.91). Ecofeminism today has expanded to include the belief that there is a direct connection between the oppression of women, the oppression of `the others' (through racism, class-ism, ethnic and religious intolerance etc.) and the domination and..."
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Ecofeminism (2006, December 01) Retrieved February 05, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/ecofeminism-130199/
"Ecofeminism" 01 December 2006. Web. 05 February. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/ecofeminism-130199/>