Pink Hats and Ballots
An Ecofeminist Analysis of Women's Political Activism in the Age of Trump, Coronavirus, and Black Lives Matter
Lydia Rose, Teresa M. Bartoli
The worldwide outcry from protesters of the 2017 Women’s March made clear the connections of many related issues and the powerful connection to ecofeminism. Pink Hats and Ballots: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Women’s Political Activism in the Age of Trump, Coronavirus, and Black Lives Matter provides an enlightening combination of history, federal policy changes, social science research, and ecofeminism to explain the extraordinary rise of women’s political activism and the continued empowerment of minoritized individuals to resist oppression and engage in heightened new levels of political involvement. Environmental justice, racism, and social justice are central in analyzing the events encapsulating American politics between the 2016 and the 2020 Presidential elections culminating in the massive participation in 2020’s Black Lives Matter protests during the COVID-19 pandemic. This book is vital reading for those new to activism and explains the connections between current issues and the exploitation of the environment.