“Looking Both Ways”: Metaphor and the Rhetorical Alignment of Intersectional Climate Justice and Reproductive Justice Concerns

@article{deOns2012LookingBW,
  title={“Looking Both Ways”: Metaphor and the Rhetorical Alignment of Intersectional Climate Justice and Reproductive Justice Concerns},
  author={Kathleen M. de On{\'i}s},
  journal={Environmental Communication},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={308 - 327}
}
While rhetorical approaches are common in communication inquiry, metaphor's role in shaping our understanding of the intersection of environmental and social justice issues has not fully been explored. This essay seeks to address this deficit by examining “Looking Both Ways: Women's Lives at the Crossroads of Reproductive Justice and Climate Justice,” a publication of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice. The text employs the metaphor of “looking both ways” to argue that climate and… 
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