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Description - Staying Alive by Vandana Shiva

Inspired by women s struggles for the protection of nature as a condition for human survival, award-winning environmentalist Vandana Shiva shows how ecological destruction and the marginalization of women are not inevitable, economically or scientifically. She argues that maldevelopment the violation of the integrity of organic, interconnected, and interdependent systems that sets in motion a process of exploitation, inequality, and injustice is dragging the world down a path of self-destruction, threatening survival itself. Shiva articulates how rural Indian women experience and perceive ecological destruction and its causes, and how they have conceived and initiated processes to arrest the destruction of nature and begin its regeneration. Focusing on science and development as patriarchal projects, "Staying Alive" is a powerfully relevant book that positions women not solely as survivors of the crisis, but as the source of crucial insights and visions to guide our struggle."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781623170516
ISBN-10: 1623170516
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Imprint: Frog Ltd
Publisher: Frog Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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