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An Eco-feminist Perspective: Diversifying Power to Defy Patriarchal Structure and Capitalist Agenda


  The political, ethical, and ideological movement known as ecofeminism seeks to provide women and the environment equal rights. An ecofeminist views the world through the lens of artificial structures and classifications that are forced onto women and the natural environment, impacting them both equally. Shiva associates science rationality as a fundamentally male rationality that is distinct from aggression, command, resentment, and desire. All current science and technology are quite killing us and the environment silently e.g. coronavirus is one fine example of it. The research questions the worst impacts of technological experiments and the exploitation of human beings in the hands of technology and capitalist society. The hypothesis of the study is nature and females are tagged as others in this postmodern world. The research explores Ecofeminism strengthens the relationship between man, nature, and humans, and gives recommendations for collaborative efforts of men and women to protect the natural world. The objective of the study is to explain that ecofeminism is the combination of the women's liberation movement and the ecological movement. Using a qualitative approach, the researcher is using textual analysis. This research takes into consideration the rights of women and gives agency to the non-human world, focusing on the communal efforts of humans to guard nature by dismantling capitalism, anthropocentrism, and patriarchal hierarchies. For this purpose, the research is delimited to only a short analysis of four novels selected from different regions of the world.


Ecofeminism, , Patriarchal, , Capitalism, , Aggression, , Anthropocentrism


Author Biography

Dr Shabnam

DR Shabnam Sayyed is head of English department in MY University having a dectorate degree in English language and linguistics.


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