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Mansi Meera Baindur - Eco Feminism


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Eco Feminism

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Mansi Meera Baindur - Eco Feminism

  1. Ecofeminism <ul><li>Environment is a feminist issue and how? </li></ul>Meera Baindur, Environmental Philosopher National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
  2. Connections Between Woman & Nature
  3. Causal Connections
  5. GOD Women Children Animals Plants Rocks Man  Culture – “rights”  Nature – “Resources” Pyramid courtesy, “Working with Nature: Reciprocity or control?” by Ariel Salleh in “ Environmental Philosophy&quot; New Jersey: Prentice –Hall) The Patriarchal Pyramid
  6. Conceptual Connections
  7. Conceptual Dichotomies : Value Dualism 1
  8. Conceptual Dichotomies : Value Dualism 2
  9. Conceptual Dichotomies : Value Dualism 3
  10. Conceptual Dichotomies : Value Dualism 4
  11. Conceptual Framework: Value Hierarchy
  12. Conceptual Logic of Domination <ul><li>Value reason is greater than Value emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Men have always been reasoning </li></ul><ul><li>Women have often been emotional </li></ul><ul><li>Value reasoning is greater than Value of emotion </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore men are “above” women in the order, therefore can subordinate them. </li></ul>
  13. Empirical Connections
  14. Displacement of people affects the un-landed, and the marginal people most.
  16. The Call Of Ecofeminism
  17. Some places we have to restore balance! <ul><li>Woman – centered thinking and policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Deconstructing the hierarchies of domination. </li></ul><ul><li>Subsistence-living is not poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate Diversity; Respect Differences. </li></ul><ul><li>Starting caring for the planet, Don’t “ techno-fix” it. It’s not a clock or a spaceship, It’s a living planet! </li></ul>
  18. We inherit the earth from our children. [email_address]