Avec des textes de Bettina Bergo, Agnès Berthelot-Raffard, Sophie Bourgault, Sophie Cloutier, Marjolaine Deschênes, Stéphanie Gaudet, Naïma Hamrouni, Mariko Konishi, Monique Lanoix, Patricia Paperman et Julie Perreault.
« L’originalité de ce premier ouvrage faisant le point sur la question au Québec tient entre autres à son souci constant de débarrasser le care du sentimentalisme qu’on lui a souvent reproché, et surtout, de le réinvestir de tout son potentiel critique et féministe. »
Carol Gilligan, In A Different Voice : Psychological Theory and Women Development, Harvard University Press, 1982.
« This is the little book that started a revolution, making women’s voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity, for virtually the first time in social scientific theorizing about women. Its impact was immediate and continues to this day, in the academic world and beyond. »
Written by one of the leading thinkers in environmentalism, Earthcare brings together Merchant’s existing work on the topic of women and the environment as well as updated and new essays. Earthcare looks at age-old historical associations of women with nature, beginning with Eve and continuing through to environmental activists of today, women’s commitment to environmental conservation, and the problematic assumptions of women as caregivers and men as dominating nature.