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Book Reviews ORGANIZATION & ENVIRONMENT BOOK REVIEWS / September 1999 Ariel Salleh. Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx, and the Postmodern. Lon don: Zed Books, 1997. Ariel Salleh has written a multifaceted, fast-paced, and quite timely discussion of ecofeminism. Writing from Australia, Salleh weaves in the experiences and theories of women and feminists from around the world, as well as making salient use of the particularities of her native land. She impressively demonstrates the rela tionship of women’s struggles in both the north and the south, as well as across countries, with vastly different economies. She does so not by conflating differ ences or subsuming the subaltern voice by means of some Eurocentric image of “woman” but rather by clarifying the convergence of forms of oppression and exploitation, of interests and actions of actual women around the world. Through out, she draws on a wealth of publications from across a variety of disciplines and succeeds in keeping the work lively in tone, widely understandable in style, and relatively jargon free in language. It remains a lively read throughout, with new information for virtually any reader and a startlingly convincing thematic synthesis for most. Ecofeminism as Politics is divided into three parts of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Organization & Environment SAGE

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Organization & Environment , Volume 12 (3): 6 – Sep 1, 1999

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ORGANIZATION & ENVIRONMENT BOOK REVIEWS / September 1999 Ariel Salleh. Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx, and the Postmodern. Lon don: Zed Books, 1997. Ariel Salleh has written a multifaceted, fast-paced, and quite timely discussion of ecofeminism. Writing from Australia, Salleh weaves in the experiences and theories of women and feminists from around the world, as well as making salient use of the particularities of her native land. She impressively demonstrates the rela tionship of women’s struggles in both the north and the south, as well as across countries, with vastly different economies. She does so not by conflating differ ences or subsuming the subaltern voice by means of some Eurocentric image of “woman” but rather by clarifying the convergence of forms of oppression and exploitation, of interests and actions of actual women around the world. Through out, she draws on a wealth of publications from across a variety of disciplines and succeeds in keeping the work lively in tone, widely understandable in style, and relatively jargon free in language. It remains a lively read throughout, with new information for virtually any reader and a startlingly convincing thematic synthesis for most. Ecofeminism as Politics is divided into three parts of

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