Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands and Bruce Erickson (Editors)
Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010
Reviewed by Christian Matheis, 2012
Included in the Animal Others Special Issue, edited by Lori Gruen and Kari Weil

Hypatia 27.3 (2012): 685-689
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Christian Matheis is a doctoral student at Virginia tech studying ethics and political philosophy in the Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT).  He holds a BS in psychology and an MA in applied ethics with minors in ethnic studies and sociology, both from Oregon State University.  His research interests include ethics, political philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of community, philosophies of liberation in Latin American thought, feminist critical social theory, narrative theory, community organizing, activism, and pedagogy. (

Queer Ecologies offers seasoned scholars and those who are curious—don't worry, it's nothing to be ashamed of—a crossroads from which to follow many paths through these subjects.