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The violence of the green revolution : ecological degradation and political conflict in Punjab

Author: Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Dehra Dun : Research Foundation for Science and Ecology : Exclusively distributed by Natraj Publishers, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vandana Shiva
ISBN: 8185019193 9788185019192 0862329647 9780862329648 0862329655 9780862329655
OCLC Number: 21759745
Notes: Study of the ecological and political risks of the green revolution in Punjab.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: * Introduction*1. Science and Politics in the Green Revolution*2. 'Miracle Seeds' and the Destruction of Genetic Diversity*3. Chemical Fertilizers and Soil Fertility*4. Intensive Irrigation, Large Dams and Water Conflicts*5. The political and Cultural Costs of the Green Revolution*6. Pepsico for peace? The Ecological and Political Risks of the Biotechnology Revolution*7. The Seed and the Spinning Wheel: The Political Ecology of Technological Change
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