From Care to Citizenship: Calling Ecofeminism Back to Politics

@article{MacGregor2004FromCT,
  title={From Care to Citizenship: Calling Ecofeminism Back to Politics},
  author={S. MacGregor},
  journal={Ethics \& the Environment},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={56 - 84}
}
Although there are important aspects of ecofeminist valuations of women's caring, a greater degree of skepticism than is now found in ecofeminist scholarship is in order. In this article I argue that there are political risks in celebrating women's association with caring, as both an ethic and a practice, and in reducing women's ethico-political life to care. I support this position by drawing on the work of feminist theorists who argue that the positive identification of women with caring… Expand

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