Description - Biopolitics by Vandana Shiva
While the commercial and scientific publicity around biotechnology has stressed the potential gains, scientists, thinkers and activists have been warning of the grave risks and difficult ethical issues at stake. This reader assembles critiques of biotechnology. The contributors explore the hidden implications and likely consequences of defining biotechnology as the latest wonder cure for the environment and development crisis.
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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.