Description - Biopolitics by Vandana Shiva
Biotechnology is the single most powerful bundle of new technologies currently under development. It is also the most intrusive and determinative technology relating to nature generally and the human body specifically. This Reader brings together some of the most important work from feminists and environmentalists critical of the headlong rush into what is likely to prove a technological minefield. As such it will be essential reading for students, scholars and activists in social studies of science, women's studies, development and environmental studies.
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Author Biography - Vandana Shiva
Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental thinker and campaigner. She won the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize (the Right Livelihood Award) in 1993, and the Earth Day Award. In India she is Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology. Her numerous influential books include Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development (Zed), The Violence of the Green Revolution (Zed) and Monocultures of the Mind (Zed). Ingunn Moser teaches at the Centre for Technology and Culture, University of Oslo.