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Louis Ann Lorentzen
University of San Francisco

Heather Eaton
Saint Paul University

(Updated by Sam Mickey and Elizabeth McAnally)

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Adams, Carol J. Neither Man nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals. New York: Continuum, 1994.

Adams, Carol, ed. Ecofeminism and the Sacred. New York: Continuum, 1993.

Adams, Carol J. and Josephine Donovan, eds.  Animals & Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations.  Duke University Press, 1995.

Agrawal, Arun and Clark C. Gibson, eds.  Communities and the Environment: Ethnicity, Gender, and the State in Community-Based Conservation.  Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Anderson, Lorraine, ed. Sisters of the Earth: Women’s Prose and Poetry about Nature. 2nd ed. New York: Vintage Books, 2003.

Ardener, Shirley, ed. Women and Space: Ground Rules and Social Maps. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 1993.

Biehl, Janet. Finding Our Way: Rethinking Ecofeminist Politics. Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1991.

Bigwood, Carol. Earth Muse: Feminism, Nature, and Art. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993.

Birke, Lynda. Feminism, Animals, Science: The Naming of the Shrew. Bristol, PA: Open University Press, 1994.

Bordo, Susan.  Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body, 2nd ed.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.

Bowerbank, Sylvia. Speaking for Nature: Women and Ecologies of Early Modern England. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Braidotti, Rosa, Ewa Charkiewicz, Sabine Hausler, and Sakia Wiernga. Women, the Environment, and Sustainable Development: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis. London: Zed, 1994.

Buckingham-Hatfield, Susan.  Gender and Environment.  New York: Routledge, 2000.

Caldecott, Leonie and Stephanie Leland, eds. Reclaim the Earth: Women Speak Out for Life on Earth. London: Women's Press, 1983.

Caputi, Jane. Gossips, Gorgons and Crones: The Fates of the Earth. Santa Fe, NM: Bear and Company, 1993.

Christ, Carol. Rebirth of the Goddess: Finding Meaning in Feminist Spirituality. London: Routledge, 1998.

Collard, Andre. Rape of the Wild: Man’s Violence Against Animals and the Earth. London: The Women’s Press, 1998.

Corrigan, Theresa, and Stephanie Hoppe, eds. And a Deer's Ear, Eagle's Song and Bear's Grace: Animals and Women. San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1990.
________. With a Fly's Eye, Whale's Wit, and Woman's Heart: Animals and Women. San Francisco: Cleis, 1989. 

Cuomo, Chris J. Feminism and Ecological Communities: An Ethic of Flourishing. London: Routledge, 1998.

Daly, Mary. Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism. Boston: Beacon Press, 1978.

Dankelman, Irene, and Joan Davidson. Women and Environment in the Third World. London: Earthscan Publications, 1988.

Diamond, Irene. Fertile Ground: Women, Earth, and the Limits of Control. Boston: Beacon Press, 1994.

Diamond, Irene, and Gloria Feman Orenstein, eds. Reweaving the World: The Emergence of Ecofeminism. San Francisco, Calif.: Sierra Club Books, 1990.

Donovan, Josephine and Carol J. Adams, eds.  Beyond Animal Rights: A Feminist Caring Ethic for the Treatment of Animals.  New ed.  Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000.

Easlea, Brian. Science and Sexual Oppression: Patriarchy's Confrontation with Woman and Nature. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981.

Eaton Heather. Introducing Ecofeminist Theologies. London, UK: T&T Clark, 2005.

Eaton, Heather and Lois Lorentzen, eds. Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Culture, Context, and Religion. Rowman & Littlefield. 2003.

Eisler, Riane. The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future. San Francisco, Calif.: Harper & Row, 1988.

Fortmann, Louise P. and John Bruce. You've Got to Know Who Controls the Land and Trees People Use: Gender, Tenure, and the Environment. Harare: Centre for Applied Social Science, University of Zimbabwe, 1991.

Gaard, Greta. Ecofeminism and Ecocomposition: Pedagogies, Perspectives, and Intersections.  Albany: State University of North York Press, 2001.
________. Ecofeminist Politics: Ecofeminists and the Greens.
Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple University Press, 1998.
________., ed., Ecofeminism: Women, Animals, Nature. Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple University Press, 1993.

Gebara, Ivone. Longing for Running Water: Ecofeminism and Liberation. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, 1999.

Gimbutas, Marija. The Language of the Goddess: Unearthing the Hidden Symbols of Western Civilization. San Francisco, Calif.: Harper & Row, 1989.

Grey, Elizabeth Dodson. Green Paradise Lost. Wellesley, Mass.: Round Table Press, 1979.

Griffin, Susan. The Eros of Everyday Life: Essays on Ecology, Gender and Society. New York: Anchor Books, 1995.
________. Pornography and Silence: Culture's Revenge Against Nature. New York: Harper and Row, 1981.
________. Woman and Nature: The Roaring Inside Her. London: The Woman’s Press, 1978.

Grosz, Elizabeth.  Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005.

Haraway, Donna J.  The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness. Chicago, IL: Prickly Paradigm, 2003.
________. Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan©_ Meets_OncoMouse TM: Feminism and Technoscience.  New York: Routledge, 1997.
________. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature. New York: Routledge, 1991.
________. Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science.  New York: Routledge, 1989.

Hogan, Linda, Deena Metzger, and Brenda Peterson, eds.  Intimate Nature: The Bond between Women and Animals.  New York: Ballantine Publishing Group, 1998.

Irigaray, Luce.  The Forgetting of Air in Martin Heidegger. Translated by Mary Beth Mader. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999.
________.  Elemental Passions. Translated by Joanne Collie and Judith Still. New York: Routledge, 1992.
________.  Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche. Translated by Gillian C. Gill. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Jaggar, Alison M., ed. Living with Contradictions: Controversies in Feminist Social Ethics. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.

Jaggar, Alison M. and Susan R. Bordo, eds. Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1989.

Jantzen, Grace. God’s World, God’s Body. Philadelphia, Pa.: The Westminster Press, 1984.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. Reflections on Gender and Science. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1985.

Kelly, Petra. Thinking Green! Essays on Environmentalism, Feminism, and Nonviolence. Berkeley, Calif.: Parallax, 1994.

Krall, Florence R. Ecotone: Wayfaring on the Margins. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

Kurian, Priya A. Engendering the Environment? Gender in the World Bank's Environmental Policies. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2000.

LeGuin, Ursula K. Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Capra, 1987.

Lyons, Alana. Now It's Our Turn: How Women Can Transform Their Lives and Save the Planet. Malibu, CA: Jaguar, 1998.

MacCormack, Carol and Marilyn Strathern, eds.  Nature, Culture and Gender.  Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Marie-Daly, Bernice.  Ecofeminism: Sacred Matter - Sacred Mother.  American Teilhard Association, 1991.

McDowell, Linda and Joanne P. Sharp, eds. Space, Gender, Knowledge: Feminist Readings. London: Arnold Publishers, 1997.

McFague, Sallie. The Body of God: An Ecological Theology. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, 1993.

Mellor, Mary. Feminism and Ecology. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1997.
________. Breaking the Boundaries: Towards a Feminist Green Socialism. London: Virago, 1992.

Merchant, Carolyn. Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western CultureNew York: Routledge, 2003.
________. Earthcare: Women and the Environment.
New York: Routledge, 1995.
________.  Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World.  New York: Routledge, 1992. 
________.  Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England.  Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1989. 
________. The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution.
London: Wildwood House, 1980.

Mies, Maria, and Vandana Shiva. Ecofeminism. London: Zed Books, 1993.

Murphy, Patrick D. Literature, Nature, and Other: Ecofeminist Critiques. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.

Norwood, Vera. Made from This Earth: American Women and Nature. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

Plant, Judith. Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism. Philadelphia, Pa.: New Society Publishers, 1989.

Plumwood, Val. Environmental Culture: The Ecological Crisis of Reason. London: Routledge, 2002.
________. Feminism and the Mastery of Nature.
London: Routledge, 1993.

Primavesi, Anne. Gaia’s Gift: Earth, Ourselves, and God After Copernicus. London: Routledge, 2003.
________. Sacred Gaia: Holistic Theology and Earth System Science. London: Routledge, 2000.
________. From Apocalypse to Genesis: Ecology, Feminism, and Christianity. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press, 1991.

Rae, Eleanor. Women, the Earth, the Divine. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1994.

Ress, Mary Judith. Ecofeminism in Latin America. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2006.

Rocheleau, Dianne, Barbara Thomas-Slayter, and Esther Wangari, eds. Feminist Political Ecology: Global Issues and Local Experiences. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Integrating Ecofeminism, Globalization and World Religions. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield publishers, 2005.
________. Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing.
San Francisco, Calif.: HarperSan Francisco, 1992.
_______. New Woman/New Earth: Sexist Ideologies and Human Liberation. New York: Seabury Press, 1975.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford, ed. Women Healing Earth: Third World Women on Ecology, Feminism, and Religion. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1996.

Sachs, Carolyn E.  Gendered Fields: Rural Women, Agriculture, and Environment.  Westview Press, 1996.
________.  The Invisible Farmers: Women in Agricultural Production.  Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Inc., 1983. 

Sachs, Carolyn E., ed. Women Working in the Environment: Resourceful Natures. Washington DC: Taylor and Francis, 1997.

Salleh, Ariel. Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx, and the Postmodern. London: Zed Books, 1997.

Sandilands, Catriona. The Good-Natured Feminist: Ecofeminism and the Quest For Democracy. Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Seager, Joni. Earth Follies: Coming to Feminist Terms with the Global Environmental Crisis. New York: Routledge, 1993.

Shiva, Vandana. Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development. London: Zed Books, 1989.

Shiva, Vandana, ed. Close to Home: Women Reconnect Ecology, Health, and Development Worldwide. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1994.

Sontheimer, Sally Ann, ed.  Women and the Environment: A Reader: Crisis and Development in the Third World.  Earthscan Publications Ltd., 1991.

Spencer, Daniel T.  Gay and Gaia: Ethics, Ecology, and the Erotic. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 1996.

Spretnak, Charlene.  The Resurgence of the Real: Body, Nature, and Place in a Hypermodern World.  Perseus Books, 1997.

Spretnak, Charlene, ed. The Politics of Women’s Spirituality: Essays on the Rise of Spiritual Power Within the Feminist Movement. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1982.

Starhawk. The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religions of the Great Goddess. San Francisco, Calif.: Harper & Row, 1979.

Stange, Mary Zeiss. Woman the Hunter. Boston: Beacon, 1997.

Sturgeon, Noel. Ecofeminist Natures: Race, Gender, Feminist Theory, and Political Action. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Turpin, Jennfier and Lois Ann Lorentzen, eds. The Gendered New World Order: Militarism, the Environment, and Development. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Warren, Karen J. Ecofeminist Philosophy: A Western Perspective on What it is and Why it Matters. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

Warren, Karen J. ed.  Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature.  Indiana University Press, 1997. 
________ , Ecological Feminist Philosophies. Bloomington, Ind.: University of Indiana Press, 1996.
________., ed., Ecological Feminism. London: Routledge, 1994.

Warren, Karen J. and Duane L. Cady, ed. Bringing Peace Home: Feminism, Violence, and Nature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

Westling, Louise H. The Green Breast of the New World: Landscape, Gender, and American Fiction. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996.

Wilber, Ken. Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution. 2nd rev. ed. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, 2000.

Zimmerman, Michael E. Contesting Earth’s Future: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994.

Zimmerman, Michael E., J. Baird Callicott, Karen J. Warren, Irene J. Klaver, and John Clark, eds. Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2005.


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