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Lecture

Feminism and Environmentalism


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POL 1101
Professor
Andre Lecours

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Feminism
Basic Tenets:
1) Women are a social category.
2) Freedom and equality are evaluated in terms of GENDER.
3) Rejection of the public-private dichotomy.
The three branches of feminism:
Liberal Feminism (Transitional politics).
Socialist or Marxist Feminism (Difference in gender is similar to the difference in class, Men =
Bourgoisie, Women = Proletariat).
Radical Feminism (Women do not need men).
Environmentalism
Basic Tenets:
1) Eco-Centricism
2) Freedom? Capitalism?
3) Sustainable development
Shallow and Deep Ecology.
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