Activism
Definitions

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Ecofeminism is a branch of analysis that focuses centrally on?
What is the hierarchy, degradation and oppression of women and nature.

100

In terms of ecofeminism, what is ESSENTIALISM?
Women are closer to nature than men, by virtue of the fact that they are more empathetic.

200

Branches of ecofeminism include?
What is cultural/radical and socialist feminism.

200

What are Justice O'Connors concerns re: Essentialism
Perpetuates the stereotypical view of a woman

300

Which feminist activist is quoted as saying: "This progress would have to be based on the continued dominance over nature, and pursuing the goal of “catching up” to men in “advanced” societies"
Who is Vandana Shiva

300

What is Intersectionality?
What is intersection of multiple forms of discrimination

400

According to Verchick - Why is Environmental Justice considered a feminist movement?
Because many of the most visible and effective environmental justice organizations in the country are led by and consist mainly of women - therefore, it is primarily a feminist movement.

400

What does JUST SUSTAINABILITY depend on?
It requires collaboration and communication

500

What are the three activism tactics pursued by ecofeminists?
What is 1. Unmasking patriarchy 2. Contextual reasoning 3. Consciousness raising

500

What are the deficiencies of risk assessment according Verchick?
1. They do not consider that different people & different groups have different levels of vulnerability to environmental threats 2. They don’t incorporate community perceptions and fears