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  1. Ecofeminism and Just Leisure in the 21st Century Karla A. Henderson May, 18, 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

  2. My Journey to Ecofeminism • Equal Rights • Learning from Grad Students • Radical Feminism • Interests in Outdoors and Feminism

  3. Purpose of Paper • “Spaces and places integral to instituting a more just world” • Strengths and weaknesses of ecofeminisms • Possibilities for knowing more about leisure • Connecting social and environmental justice through “gender justice” • Questions for further discussion

  4. Ecofeminisms Defined • An ecophilosophy • Connects humans and nature • Philosophical, spiritual, theoretical, critical, practical • Premise that the oppression/domination of women connected to/with the oppression/domination of the earth

  5. Patriarchy Dualisms • Male/Female • Nature/Nurture

  6. Inadequacies Feminism not addressing Environment Environmentalists not addressing Women’s Issues

  7. All acts should focus on respect for, and the diversity of, humans and the life enhance of natural environments Uniting women and earth

  8. Just Leisure • Social Justice – a society where the distribution of resources is equitable and all members are psychologically and physically safe and secure • Environmental Justice – fair treatment and meaningful involvement of people related to the development and enforcement of laws, regulations, and policies regarding the environment

  9. Power and Privilege Inclusivity Denying differences denies differences in power and resources

  10. Critiques of Ecofeminism • Idealistic • Essentialist • Scapegoating Men • Too much focus on women’s nurturance

  11. Question Would a nonsexist society imply an ecologically benign society?

  12. Incorporating Feminisms • Connection between social and environmental justice • Awareness of ideas/raise consciousness • Way to examine language • Lens to examine policies • Potential elitism of outdoors

  13. Possibilities in Leisure Fields • Doing the right thing • Socially and environmentally responsible leisure • Questions domination of anyone/anything

  14. QUESTIONS? Comments?