Women, environment , and gender - Essay Prowess

Women, environment , and gender

Women, environment , and gender

1. Read ?Women, Sexuality, and Environmental Justice in American History.? Nancy C. Unger. Pg. 45-60. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice.

2. Read ?Feminist Theory and Environmental Justice.? Robert R. M. Verchick. Pg. 63-77. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice.

3. ?Ecofeminist Action in the Twenty-first Century.? Bernadette L. Wagner. 2008. http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.lib.usf.edu/ehost/detail?hid=11&sid=707f67ff-4fad-434c-983f-e8098de7728b%40sessionmgr10&vid=1&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=aph&AN=31651747

4. ?The Gender/Science System: or, Is Sex To Gender As Nature Is To Science?? Evelyn Fox Keller. PDF

*After reading the stuffs, Please answer for these qeustions.

1.) In recent WST 3324 course content, Keller addresses how ?reason? has been characterized as male and ?emotion? has been characterized as female.

a.) Please put Keller?s main argument in your own words.

b.) Next, please provide an example of what Keller is arguing. The example should come from your own life experiences. Describe how your example illustrates Keller?s point.

In your response please offer details to justify your answer. Please be sure to directly quote from assigned course content at least once.

2.) Thus far in this course, environmental justice (EJ) has been discussed in conjunction with feminist movements.

a.) Explain how the connections between the feminist movement and EJ movement contribute to each movement.

b.) Please engage in independent online research to find one image that represents the EJ movement and one image that represents a feminist movement. Copy/paste or attach the images to your written contribution to the Discussion assignment. Please describe why each visual representation best depicts each movement. In your response, please be sure to explain differences between the images and movements.

In your responses, please offer details to justify your answer. Please be sure to directly quote from assigned course content at least once.

3.) Environmental justice (EJ) movement scholarship depends on how scholars define ?environment? and how they define ?environmental problems.?

a.) In your own words, define EJ in the form of a ?Tweet.? This means that your answer cannot exceed 140 characters (a ?character? is a letter, a space, or punctuation mark).

b.) Find an image – take a photo or go online to find a visual representation – of a place, object, etc. that people encounter in their daily lives that you think promotes EJ. Copy/paste or attach the image to your written contribution to the Discussion assignment. Please describe how the image relates to EJ.

In your responses, please offer details to justify your answer. Please be sure to directly quote from assigned course content at least once.

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