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Green speculations : science fiction and transformative environmentalism

Author: Eric C Otto
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Green Speculations demonstrates how environmental science fiction can be read not only as reflecting the ideas of environmental philosophies such as deep ecology, ecofeminism, and ecosocialism, but also as instrumental in thinking through the tenets of these philosophies. As such, the book places science fiction at the center of environmentalism and considers the genre to be an essential tool for prompting needed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric C Otto
ISBN: 9780814212035 0814212034
OCLC Number: 788270715
Description: x, 152 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The subversive subject of ecology --
Ecotopia, ecodystopia, and the visions of deep ecology --
Ecofeminist theories of liberation --
Ecosocialist critique.
Responsibility: Eric C. Otto.

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"Green Speculations demonstrates how environmental science fiction can be read not only as reflecting the ideas of environmental philosophies such as deep ecology, ecofeminism, and ecosocialism, but also as instrumental in thinking through the tenets of these philosophies. As such, the book places science fiction at the center of environmentalism and considers the genre to be an essential tool for prompting needed social and cultural transformation."--Pub. desc.

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