Pioneers of U.S. Ecofeminism and Environmental Justice

  title={Pioneers of U.S. Ecofeminism and Environmental Justice},
  author={S. Mann},
  journal={Feminist Formations},
  pages={1 - 25}
  • S. Mann
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Formations
From the late-nineteenth through the early decades of the twentieth century, women in the United States played important roles in the conservation and preservation of wildlife, as well as in environmental activism that fostered clean air, water, and food in our nation's urban centers. This article examines the contributions of women of different classes and races to these environmental struggles. It not only synthesizes the findings of previous environmental histories, but also focuses more… Expand