The principle of generalized symmetry Agency and actancy Networks Actors build

The principle of generalized symmetry agency and

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The principle of generalized symmetry Agency and actancy Networks Actors build networks Group of unspecified relationships among entities’ of which the nature itself is undetermined The main theme: how these relationships are constructed and practiced Every relationship between farmers and customers (farmers market), all entangled in one network, contribute to the network by bringing in your contribution New actants: new actants create new network = larger network ANT: a relational materialist theory Materialist: it explains intuitively the successes and failures of facts and artifacts Relational: promotes ecological analysis (human and nonhumans are bound up with each other) Rosemary radford ruether : “Ecofeminism brings together 2 explorations of ecology and feminism, in their full, or deep forms, and explores how male domination of women and domination of nature are interconnected, both in cultural ideology and in social structures” Janis Birkeland Ecofeminism is the logical conclusion of feminism Feminist thinking leads to feminism Feminism without taking environmental issue is not possible Value system, how you see the world, practice Ecofeminism is a value system how you situate yourself in the world Has a political agenda has a social agenda It’s a practice, something you do on a everyday basis but it is not a behavior It offers political analysis Value system: how you define How to relate your world and individual around you Carol Adams Ecofeminism identifies the 2 dominations of women and rest of nature Sexism, racism classism, heterosexism that concern feminism, ecofeminism adds naturism – the oppression of the rest of nature Nature is linked to woman (mother birth) Consequences of this association Woman and nature
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Woman naturalized You become a theorized human being Woman cannot be civilized vs men(body-mind thinking translation to gender –enlightenment)
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