Further Reading

A curated list of readings on eco-feminism, feminist philosophy, and other inspirations for Feminist Climate Change from the Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy. 

  • Adams, C., 1990, The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, New York: Continuum.
  • –––, 1994, Neither Man Nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals, New York: Continuum.
  • –––, 1996, “Ecofeminism and the Eating of Animals”, in Ecological Feminist Philosophies, K.J. Warren (ed.), Bloomington: Indiana University Press: 114–136.
  • –––, 2004, The Pornography of Meat, New York: Continuum.
  • Adams, C. and J. Donovan (eds.), 1995, Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
  • ––– (eds.), 2008, The Feminist Care Tradition in Animal Ethics: A Reader, New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Bowerbank, S., 2003, “The Bastille of Nature: Mary Wollstonecraft and Ecological Feminism”, in Mary Wollstonecraft’s Journey to Scandinavia: Essays, A. Ryall and C. Sandbach-Dahlström (eds), Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell, 165–1.
  • Cheney, J., 1987, “Eco-Feminism and Deep Ecology”, Environmental Ethics, 9(2): 115–145.
  • Christ, C., 2006, “Ecofeminism and Process Philosophy”, Feminist Theology, 14(3): 289–310.
  • Crittenden, C., 2000, “Ecofeminism Meets Business: A Comparison of Ecofeminist, Corporate, and Free Market Ideologies”, Journal of Business Ethics, 24(1): 51–63.
  • Cuomo, C., 1994, “Ecofeminism, Deep Ecology, and Human Population”, in Ecological Feminism, K.J. Warren (ed.), New York: Routledge: 88–105.
  • –––, 1998, Feminism and Ecological Communities: An Ethic of Flourishing, London: Routledge.
  • –––, 2005, “Ethics and the EcoFeminist Self”, Zimmerman et al. 2005: 194–207.
  • Curtin, D., 1999, Chinnagounder’s Challenge: The Question of Ecological Citizenship, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
  • Dalmiya, V., 2002, “Cows and Others: Toward Constructing Ecofeminist Selves”, Environmental Ethics, 24(2): 149–168.
  • Davion, V., 2006, “Coming Down to Earth on Cloning: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Homophobia in the Current Debate”, Hypatia, 21(4): 58–76.
  • d’Eaubonne, F., 1974, Le Feminisme ou La Mort, Paris: Pierre Horay.
  • Deegan, M. and C. Podeschi, 2001, “The Ecofeminist Pragmatism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman”, Environmental Ethics, 23(1): 19–36.
  • Dobscha, S., 1993, “Women and the Environment: Applying Ecofeminism to Environmentally-Related Consumption”, Advances in Consumer Research, 20: 36–40.
  • Dunayer, J., 1995, “Sexist Words, Speciesist Roots”, in Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations, C. J. Adams and J. Donovan (eds), Durham, NC: Duke University Press: 11–31.
  • Eaton, H., 2000, “Ecofeminism and Globalization”, Feminist Theology, 8(24): 41–55.
  • Fortmann, L. and J. Bruce, 1991, You’ve Got to Know Who Controls the Land and Trees People Use: Gender, Tenure and the Environment, Harare: Centre for Applied Social Science, University of Zimbabwe.
  • Fortmann, L. and S. K. Fairfax, 1990, “American Forestry Professionalism in the Third World: Some Preliminary Observations on Effects”, Population and Environment, 11(4): 259–272.
  • Fortmann, L. and D. Rocheleau.1985 “Women and Agroforestry: Four Myths and Three Case-Studies”, Agroforestry Systems, 9(2): 253–272.
  • Fox, K., 1997, “Leisure: Celebration and Resistance in the Ecofeminist Quilt”, in Warren 1997: 155–175.
  • Gaard, G. (ed.), 1993, Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature, Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
  • –––, 1998, Ecological Politics: Ecofeminists and the Greens, Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
  • –––, 2011, “Ecofeminism Revisited: Rejecting Essentialism and Re-Placing Species in a Material Feminist Environmentalism”, Feminist Formations, 23(2): 26–53.
  • Gaard, G. and L. Gruen, 2005, “Ecofeminism: Toward Global Justice and Planetary Health”, in Zimmerman et al. 2005: 155–157.
  • Gardner, C., 1999, “An Ecofeminist Perspective on the Urban Environment”, The Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments, M. Bennett and D. Teague (eds.), Tucson, AZ: U of Arizona Press, 191–212.
  • Gilligan, C., 1982, In A Different Voice: Psychological Theories and Women’s Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • –––, 1983, In A Different Voice: Psychological Theories and Women’s Development, Cambridge, Harvard University Press.
  • Glazebrook, T., 2001, “Heidegger and Ecofeminism”, in Re-Reading the Canon: Feminist Interpretations of Martin Heidegger, N. Holland and P. Huntington (eds.), University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 221–251.
  • –––, 2008, Eco-Logic: Erotics of Nature. An Ecofeminist Phenomenology, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Goleman, D., 1995, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, New York: Bantam Books.
  • Gray, E. D., 1981, Green Paradise Lost, Wellesley, MA: Roundtable Press.
  • Green, K., 1994, “Freud, Wollstonecraft and Ecofeminism: A Defense of Liberal Feminism”, Environmental Ethics, 16(2): 117–134.
  • Griffin, S., 1981, Pornography and Science: Culture’s Revenge Against Nature, New York: Harper and Row.
  • Gruen, L., 1996, “On the Oppression of Women and Animals”, Environmental Ethics, 18(4): 441–444.
  • ––– (ed.), 2011, Ethics and Animals: An Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University.
  • Gruen, L. and K. Weil, 2012, “Animal Others – Editors’ Introduction”, Special Issue, Hypatia, 27(3): 477–87.
  • Hennessy, R. and C. Ingraham (eds.), 1997, Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women’s Lives, New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Jones, Pattrice, 2011, “Fighting Cocks: Ecofeminism versus Sexualized Violence”, in Sister Species: Women, Animals and Social Justice, Lisa Kemmerer (ed.), Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 45–56.
  • Kafer, A., 2005, Hiking Boots and Wheelchairs: Ecofeminism, the Body, and Physical Disability, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Kheel, M., 1990, “Ecofeminism and Deep Ecology: Reflections on Identity and Difference”, in Reweaving the World: The Emergence of Ecofeminism, I. Diamond and G. F. Orenstein (eds.), San Francisco: Sierra Club, 128– 137.
  • –––, 2007, Nature Ethics: An Ecofeminist Perspective, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Kurth-Schai, R., 1997, “Ecofeminism and Children”, in Warren 1997: 193–212.
  • Lee, W. and L. Dow, 2001, “Queering Ecofeminism: Erotophobia, Commodification, Art, and Lesbian Identity”, Ethics & the Environment, 6(2): 1–21.
  • Lee-Lampshire, W., 1996, “Anthropocentrism Without Andropocentrism: A Wittgensteinian Ecofeminist Alternative to Deep Ecology”, Ethics and the Environment, 1(2): 91–109.
  • –––, 1997, “Women-Animals-Machines: A Grammar for a Wittgensteinian Ecofeminism”, in Warren 1997: 412–424.
  • Leopold, A., 1949 [1977], A Sand County Almanac: and Sketches Here and There, New York: Oxford University Press.
  • MacGregor, S., 2004, “From Care to Citizenship: Calling Ecofeminism Back to Politics”, Ethics and the Environment, 9(1): 56–84.
  • Mallory, C., 1999, “Toward an Ecofeminist Environmental Jurisprudence: Nature, Law, and Gender”, Masters Thesis, Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of North Texas. [Mallory 1999 available online]
  • –––, 2008, “Ecofeminism and a Politics of Performative Affinity: Direct Action, Subaltern Voices, and the Green Public Sphere”, Ecopolitics Online Journal, 1(2): 2–13.
  • –––, 2010, “What Is Ecofeminist Political Philosophy? Gender, Nature, and the Political”,Environmental Ethics, 32(3): 306–322.
  • Martin, B., 2006, Mimetic Moments: Adorno and Ecofeminism, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.
  • Mathews, F., 1994a, “Relating to Nature: Deep Ecology or Ecofeminism?”, Trumpeter, 11(4): 159–66.
  • –––, 1994b, The Ecological Self, London: Routledge.
  • McAndews, D., 1996, “Ecofeminism and the Teaching of Literacy”, College Composition & Communication, 47(3): 367–82.
  • McDonagh, S. and A. Prothero, 1997, “Leap-Frog Marketing: The Contribution of Ecofeminist Thought to the World of Patriarchal Marketing”, Marketing Intelligence and Planning, 15(7): 361–368.
  • Mellor, M., 1997, Feminism and Ecology, New York: New York University Press.
  • –––, 2000, “Feminism and Environmental Ethics: A Materialist Perspective”, Ethics and the Environment, 5(1), 107–123.
  • –––, 2005, “Ecofeminism and Environmental Ethics: A Materialist Ecofeminist Perspective”, in Zimmerman et al. 2005: 208–227.
  • Merchant, C., 1980, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology and the Scientific Revolution, San Francisco: Harper and Row.
  • Mies, M. and V. Shiva, 1993, Ecofeminism, London: Zed Books.
  • Mortimer-Sandilands, C. and B. Erickson (eds.), 2010, Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • Naess, A., 1973, “The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary”, Inquiry, 16(1): 95–100.
  • Passmore, J., 1974, Man’s Responsibility for Nature: Ecological Problems and Western Traditions, London: Gerald Duckworth & Company.
  • Pettus, K., 1997, “Ecofeminist Citizenship”, Hypatia, 12(4): 132–155.
  • Plumwood, V., 1993, Feminism and the Mastery of Nature, New York: Routledge.
  • Regan, T., 1982, The Case for Animal Rights, Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Romberger, J., 2004, “The Ecology of a Digital Environment: Using Ecofeminist Theory to Understand Microsoft Word’s Rhetorical Design”, Purdue University e-Pubs.
  • Ryder, R., 1975, Victims of Science: The Use of Animals in Research, Davis-Poynter.
  • Salleh, A., 1984, “Deeper than Deep Ecology: The Eco-Feminist Connection”, Environmental Ethics, 6(4): 339–345.
  • –––, 1997, Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx and the Postmodern, New York: Zed Books.
  • –––, 2009, Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice: Women Write Political Ecology, New York: Pluto Press.
  • Sandilands, C., 1997, “Mother Earth, The Cyborg, and the Queer: Ecofeminism and (More) Questions of Identity”, National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Journal, 9(3): 18–41.
  • –––, 1999, The Good-Natured Feminist: Ecofeminism and the Quest for Democracy, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
  • –––, 2002, “Opinionated natures: toward a green public culture”, in B.A. Minteer and B.P. Taylor (eds.), Democracy and the claims of nature: critical perspectives for a new century, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 117–132.
  • Sessions, R., 1997, “Ecofeminism and Work”, in Warren 1997: 176– 192.
  • Selam, O., 2006, “Ecofeminism or Death” Doctoral Dissertation, Binghamton University: NY, State University of New York.
  • Shiva, V., 1988, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development, London: Zed Books.
  • Singer, P., 1975, Animal Liberationism: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals, New York: Avon Books.
  • Slicer, D., 1991, “Your Daughter or Your Dog? A Feminist Assessment of the Animal Research Issue”, Hypatia: Special Issue on Ecofeminism, 6(1): 108–124.
  • –––, 1995, “Is there an ecofeminism-deep ecology debate?”, Environmental Ethics, 17(2): 151–169.
  • Sturgeon, N., 1997, Ecofeminist Natures: Race, Gender, Feminist Theory and Political Action, New York: Routledge.
  • Vakoch, D. (ed.), 2011, Ecofeminism and Rhetoric: Critical Perspectives on Sex, Technology and Discourse, New York: Berghahn Publishers.
  • Warren, K.J., 1987, “Feminism and Ecology: Making Connections”, Environmental Ethics, 9: 3–21.
  • –––, 1990, “The Power and the Promise of Ecological Feminism”, Environmental Ethics, 12(2): 125–146.
  • ––– (ed.), 1997, Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  • –––, 1999, “Deep Ecology and Ecofeminism”, Philosophical Dialogues: Arne Naess and the Progress of Ecophilosophy, N. Witoszek and A. Brennan (eds.), Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield: 255–269.
  • –––, 2000, Ecofeminist Philosophy: A Western Perspective on What It Is and Why It Matters, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • –––, 2005, “The Power and the Promise of Ecofeminism, Revisited”, in Zimmerman et al. 2005: 252–279.
  • –––, 2009, An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy: Conversations Between Men and Women Philosophers, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Warren, K.J. and J. Cheney, 1991, “Ecological Feminism and Ecosystem Ecology”, Hypatia, 6(1): 179–197.
  • Wilson, H., 1997, “Kant and Ecofeminism” in Warren 1997: 390–411.
  • Zimmerman, M., J.B. Callicott, and J. Clark (eds.), 2005, Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology (4th ed.), Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall