Ecofeminism: Lessons from Nigeria
Johnson, Kofi; Oyinade, R Babatunde, Gender & Behaviour
Ecofeminism represents the union of the radical ecology movement or what has been called "deep ecology" and feminism.
What is ecofeminism? According to Reuther, (1997) "Ecofeminism" represents the union of the radical ecology movement, or what has been called 'deep ecology' and feminism. The word "ecology" emerges from the biological science of natural systems. It examines how they become disrupted. These natural communities function to sustain a healthy web of life and how they become disrupted causing death to plant and animal life. Human intervention is obviously one of the main causes of such disruption. Thus sprang ecology as a field of study that combined …
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Publication information: Article title: Ecofeminism: Lessons from Nigeria. Contributors: Johnson, Kofi; Oyinade, R Babatunde - Author. Journal title: Gender & Behaviour. Volume: 7. Issue: 2 Publication date: December 2009. Page number: 2382+. © IFE Centre for Psychological Studies Dec 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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