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Read online Ecology.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ecology As we survey the effects of modernism environmental destruction the net consumption of irreplaceable natural resources the ever widening gulf between first and third worlds we are forced to grapple with the consequences of the domination of nature by human beings The readings gathered here join these issues with critical theory to examine the ongoing struggle to rediscover the nature within human beings and to reconnect it with external nature .

Starting with an examination of the use of modernist thought as legitimation for the domination of nature the collection progresses on a broad front It examines how first world economies create third world dependency the connections between poverty and population how basic needs could be fulfilled in a green sustainable economy the debate among deep social and socialist ecologists over the new ecological worldview ecofeminism and the liberation of both women and nature environmental justice for minorities and third world peoples the need for new spiritual relations between people and nature and a new postmodern science that offers people a partnership with nature The conclusion presents the Principles of Environmental Justice adopted by the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit .

Each essay stands on its own as a contribution to the ecological debate but the cumulative effect is clearly to ask how critical theorists current environmental philosophers and scientists propose to liberate both human beings and nature by Carolyn Merchant, Roger S. Gottlieb

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Ecology, American Environmental History: An Introduction, Green Versus Gold: Sources In California's Environmental History, Earthcare: Women and the Environment, Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture, The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History, Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution, Major Problems in American Environmental History (Major Problems in American History (Wadsworth)), Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World
As we survey the effects of modernism environmental destruction the net consumption of irreplaceable natural resources the ever widening gulf between first and third worlds we are forced to grapple with the consequences of the domination of nature by human beings The readings gathered here join these issues with critical theory to examine the ongoing struggle to rediscover the nature within human beings and to reconnect it with external nature br br Starting with an examination of the use of modernist thought as legitimation for the domination of nature the collection progresses on a broad front It examines how first world economies create third world dependency the connections between poverty and population how basic needs could be fulfilled in a green sustainable economy the debate among deep social and socialist ecologists over the new ecological worldview ecofeminism and the liberation of both women and nature environmental justice for minorities and third world peoples the need for new spiritual relations between people and nature and a new postmodern science that offers people a partnership with nature The conclusion presents the Principles of Environmental Justice adopted by the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit br br Each essay stands on its own as a contribution to the ecological debate but the cumulative effect is clearly to ask how critical theorists current environmental philosophers and scientists propose to liberate both human beings and nature, This volume traces the history of environmental conditions in the United States through the examination of critical issues such as pollution conservation and wilderness preservation The Second Edition of this popular text includes several new essays and documents and pays particular attention to multiculturalism and gender throughout In order to place American environmental issues in a larger context the text emphasizes international relations and globalization, Green Versus Gold provides a compelling look at California s environmental history from its Native American past to conflicts and movements of recent decades Carolyn Merchant has brought together primary sources and interpretive essays to create a comprehensive picture of the history of ecological and human interactions, An examination of the Scientific Revolution that shows how the mechanistic world view of modern science has sanctioned the exploitation of nature unrestrained commercial expansion and a new socioeconomic order that subordinates women