Ecology, feminism and economics in times of Corona


Level: beginner
Cusanus Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung, 2020
Perspectives: Feminist Economics, Ecological Economics
Topic: Feminism, inequality, mainstream critique, social ecological transformation
Format: Interview
Duration: 01:06:38
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MGwB74k240&list=PLfcYiVW-bO6Suhc0HRwM0ISSPED-7lOwN&index=5&t=0s

In this interview, the political activist, author and lecturer Dr. Vandana Shiva explains the linkage between ecology, feminism and economics along the lines of current effects and implications of the Corona-Crisis in India and around the world. Dr. Shiva discusses (1) social segregation and the impacts of the crisis on women (2) the allocation of resources along the concept of seed freedom (3) ecological and small scaled economic production (4) anti-consumerism and (5) explains the creation of poverty through a systemic tense.

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In this interview you will find a sociocultural and economic depiction of the effects of the Corona-Crisis in India as well as the concepts of ecofeminism explained and put into practice.

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