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Shiva, Vandana

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Ecofeminism by Maria Mies( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two authors, one an economist, the other a physicist and philosopher, come together in this book on a controversial environmental agenda. Using interview material, they bring together women's perspectives from North and South on environmental deterioration and develop and new way of approaching this body of knowledge which is at once practical and philosophical. Do women involved in environmental movements see a link between patriarchy and ecological degradation? What are the links between global militarism and the destruction of nature? In exploring such questions, the authors criticize prevailing theories and develop an intellectually rigorous ecofeminist perspective rooted in the needs of everyday life. They argue for the acceptance of limits, the rejection of the commoditization of needs, and a commitment to a new ethics. -- From publisher's description
Stolen harvest : the hijacking of the global food supply by Vandana Shiva( Book )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vandana Shiva charts the impacts of globalized, corporate agriculture on small farmers, the environment, and the quality of the food we eat. With chapters on genetically engineered seeds, patents on life, mad cows and sacred cows, and the debate on shrimp farming, this is an impassioned and inspiring book that will shape the debate about genetic engineering and commercial agriculture for years to come
The violence of the green revolution : Third World agriculture, ecology, and politics by Vandana Shiva( )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Green Revolution is often touted as being one of independent India's most outstanding achievements. But behind the widely broadcast images of full granaries and an explorable gain surplus lies a grim tale of environmental and social carnage. In this book, already a classic, Vandana shiva, examines the impact of the Green Revolution in the state of Punjab. She documents the destruction of genetic diversity and soil fertility that resulted from the Green Revolution in the State, and also shows how the acute social and political conflicts that eventually emerged tore Punjab apart and continue to simmer. As India gets hopelessly mired in the brave new world of modern agriculture with its interactable problems, this book constitutes a warning about the horrors that lie ahead. It should spur the thoughtful and the concerned towards greater efforts in developing a workable, humane alternative
Dirt! : the movie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to
Flow : for love of water( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Builds a case against the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel. Interviews with scientists and activists intelligently reveal the rapidly building crisis ... begging the question: Can anyone really own water?"--Container
Staying alive : women, ecology, and development by Vandana Shiva( Book )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examining the position of women in relation to nature - the forests, the food chain and water supplies - the author links the violation of nature with the violation and marginalization of women in the Third World. One result is that the impact of science, technology and politics, along with the workings of the economy itself, are inherently exploitative. Every area of human activity marginalizes and burdens both women and nature. There is only one path, Vandana Shiva suggests, to survival and liberation for nature, women and men, and that is the ecological path of harmony, sustainability and diversity. She explores the unique place of women in the environment of India in particular, both as its saviours and as victims of maldevelopment. Her analysis is an innovative statement of the challenge that women in ecology movements are creating and she shows how their efforts constitute a non-violent and humanly inclusive alternative to the dominant paradigm of contemporary scientific and development thought." --
Religion and sustainable agriculture : world spiritual traditions and food ethics by Todd LeVasseur( )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this wide-ranging collection, eminent scholars, theologians, activists, and lay farmers illuminate how religious beliefs influence and are influenced by the values and practices of sustainable agriculture. Together, they analyse a multitude of agricultural practices for their contributions to healthy, ethical living and environmental justice."--
Water wars : privatization, pollution and profit by Vandana Shiva( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the global water trade as a lens, [the author] exposes the destruction of the earth and the disenfranchisement of the world's poor as they lose their right to a life-sustaining common good. [In this book, she] reveals how many of the most important conflicts of our time, most often camouflaged as ethnic wars or religious wars, such as the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, are in fact conflicts over scarce but vital natural resources--Back cover
Grassroots post-modernism : remaking the soil of cultures by Gustavo Esteva( )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic text Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Prakash examine the post-modern epic unfolding at the grassroots and the mass movement away from the monoculture of a single global society
Biopiracy : the plunder of nature and knowledge by Vandana Shiva( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internationally renowned environmentalist Vandana Shiva argues that genetic engineering and the cloning of organisms are "the ultimate expression of the commercialization of science and the commodification of nature ... life itself is being colonized." The resistance to this biopiracy--the use of intellectual property systems to legitimize the exclusive ownership and control over biological resource and biological products and processes that have been used over centuries in non-industrialized cultures--is the struggle to conserve both cultural and biological diversity. Since the land, the forests, the oceans, and the atmosphere have already been colonized, eroded, and polluted, Northern capital is now looking for new colonies to exploit and invade for further accumulation--in Shiva's view, the interior spaces of the bodies of women, plants, and animals. Featuring a new introduction by the author, this edition of Biopiracy is a learned, clear, and passionately stated objection to the ways in which Western businesses are being allowed to expropriate natural processes and traditional forms of knowledge."--
Earth democracy : justice, sustainability, and peace by Vandana Shiva( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A leading voice in struggles for global justice, Vandana Shiva is a world renowned environmental activist and physicist. With Earth Democracy, her most extensive treatment of the struggles she helped bring to international attention-genetic food engineering, cultural theft, and natural resource privatization-Shiva uncovers their link to the rising tide of fundamentalisms, violence against women, and planetary death. Starting in the 16th century with the initial enclosure of the British commons, Shiva reveals how the commons continue to shrink as more natural resources are patented and privatized. As our ecological sustainability and cultural diversity erode, so too is human life rendered disposable. Through the forces of neoliberal globalization, economic and social exclusion ignite violence across lines of difference, threatening the lives of millions. Yet these brutal extinctions are not the only trend shaping human history. Struggles on the streets of Seattle and Cancún and in homes and farms across the world, have yielded a set of principles based on inclusion, nonviolence, reclaiming the commons, and freely sharing the earth's resources. These ideals, which Shiva calls Earth Democracy, serve as an urgent call to peace and as the basis for a just and sustainable future."--Back cover
Growing stories from India : religion and the fate of agriculture by A. Whitney Sanford( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The costs of industrial agriculture are astonishing in terms of damage to the environment, human health, animal suffering, and social equity, and the situation demands that we expand our ecological imagination to meet this crisis. In response to growing dissatisfaction with the existing food system, farmers and consumers are creating alternate models of production and consumption that are both sustainable and equitable. In Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture, author A. Whitney Sanford uses the story of the deity Balaram and the Yamuna River as a foundation for discussing the global food crisis and illustrating the Hindu origins of agrarian thought. By employing narrative as a means of assessing modern agriculture, Sanford encourages us to reconsider our relationship with the earth. Merely creating new stories is not enough--she asserts that each story must lead to changed practices. Growing Stories from India demonstrates that conventional agribusiness is only one of many options and engages the work of modern agrarian luminaries to explore how alternative agricultural methods can be implemented"--Provided by publisher
Queen of the sun : what are the bees telling us? by Taggart Siegel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beekeepers and scientists explore the mysterious worldwide crisis of disappearing honeybees
Seed : the untold story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Ten chemical companies control two-thirds of the seed market. SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY follows passionate seed-keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. These farmers, scientists, and indigenous people are fighting a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds
Grabbing back : essays against the global land grab by Alexander Reid Ross( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Climate change ravages the earth, while wealthy elites try to grab as much of the world's diminishing resources as possible. As Vandana Shiva writes, land is life. But land, and the struggle to possess it, is also power-- colonial and corporate power, to be sure, but also the power of the dispossessed to rise up and call for an end to the global land grab. Grabbing Back maps this struggle, bringing together analysis that uncover the politics of cultivation and control. In this unprecedented collection, on-the-ground activists join forces with critically acclaimed scholars to documents the commodification and consumption of space, from foreclosed homes to annihilated rainforests, from ecotourism in Sri Lanka to the tar sands of Montana, and to outline the strategies and tactics that might halt the destruction"--Page 4 of cover
Soil not oil : environmental justice in a time of climate crisis by Vandana Shiva( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Soil Not Oil, Vandana Shiva reveals what connects humanity's most urgent crises - food insecurity, peak oil, and climate change and why any attempt to solve one without addressing the others will get us nowhere." "Condemning industrial biofuels and agriculture as recipes for ecological and economic disaster, Shiva champions the small independent farm instead. With millions hungry and the earth's future at peril. only sustainable, biologically diverse farms that are more resistant to disease, drought, and flood can both feed and safeguard the world for generations to come. Bold and visionary, Soil Not Oil calls for a return to sound agricultural principles - and a world based on self-organization, community, and environmental justice."--Jacket
Protect or plunder? : understanding intellectual property rights by Vandana Shiva( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kinds of ideas, technologies, identification of genes, even manipulations of life forms that can be owned and exploited for profit by giant corporations is a vital issue for our times. The author argues that this Western-inspired, unprecedented widening of intellectual property concepts does not in fact stimulate human creativity and the generation of kowledge. Instead, it is being exploited by transnational corporations to increase their profits at the expense of the health of ordinary people and of the age-old knowledge and independence of the world's farmers. Intellectual protection is being transformed into corporate plunder. Little wonder popular feeling runs so high against the WTO that polices this new intellectual order, and the pharmaceutical, biotech and other corporations that benefit from it
Close to home : women reconnect ecology, health, and development worldwide by Vandana Shiva( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seminar on "Women, ecology and health: rebuilding connections", which has provided the basis for the material presented in this book, was held in Bangalore in southern India from July 17-22, 1991
Monocultures of the mind : perspectives on biodiversity and biotechnology by Vandana Shiva( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vandana Shiva has established herself as a leading independent thinker and voice for the South in that critically important nexus where questions of development strategy, the environment and the position of women in society coincide. In this new volume, she brings together her thinking on the protection of biodiversity, the implications of biotechnology, and the consequences for agriculture of the global pre-eminence of Western-style scientific knowledge." "In lucid and accessible fashion, she examines the current threats to the planet's biodiversity and the environmental and human consequences of its erosion and replacement by monocultural production. She shows how the new Biodiversity Convention has been gravely undermined by a mixture of diplomatic dilution during the process of negotiation and Northern hi-tech interests making money out of the new biotechnologies. She explains what these technologies involves and gives examples of their impact in practice. She questions their claims to improving natural species for the good of all and highlights the ethical and environmental problems psoed."
Making peace with the earth by Vandana Shiva( )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making Peace with the Earth outlines how a paradigm shift to earth-centred politics and economics is our only chance of survival and how collective resistance to corporate exploitation can open the way to a new environmentalism. Vandana Shiva demolishes the myths propagated by corporate globalization in its pursuit of profit and power and shows its devastating environmental impact.--Excerpted, in part, from publisher description
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Stolen harvest : the hijacking of the global food supply
Stolen harvest : the hijacking of the global food supplyThe violence of the green revolution : Third World agriculture, ecology, and politicsStaying alive : women, ecology, and developmentWater wars : privatization, pollution and profitBiopiracy : the plunder of nature and knowledgeEarth democracy : justice, sustainability, and peaceSoil not oil : environmental justice in a time of climate crisisProtect or plunder? : understanding intellectual property rightsMonocultures of the mind : perspectives on biodiversity and biotechnology
Alternative Names
Shiva, V.‏ 1952-

Śiva, Vandanā 1952-

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva 1952-

Vandana Shiva attivista e ambientalista indiana

Vandana Shiva filosoafă indiană

Vandana Shiva Filósofa ecofeminista india

Vandana Shiva filósofa india

Vandana Shiva filozofe indiane

Vandana Shiva Học giả, nhà hoạt động môi trường, nhà hoạt động ủng hộ chủ quyền lương thực, và tác giả viết về thay đổi toàn cầu hóa người Ấn Độ

Vandana Shiva India filosoof

Vandana Shiva Indiaas filosofe

Vandana Shiva indische Physikerin

Vandana Shiva indisk fysiker, filosof og aktivist

Vandana Shiva philosophe indienne

Vandana Siva

Vandanā Śiva 1952-

VandanaShiva 1952-

Βαντάνα Σίβα

Вандана Шива

Шива, Вандана

Վանդանա Շիվա

ואנדנה שיווה פילוסופית הודית

واندانا شیوا فیزیک‌دان، نویسنده، و فیلسوف هندی

واندنا شوا

वंदना शिवा

वंदना शिवा भारतीय दार्शनिक, वैज्ञानिक एवं शिक्षक

वन्दना शिवा

বন্দনা শিব ভারতীয় দার্শনিক

ਵੰਦਨਾ ਸ਼ਿਵਾ

ବନ୍ଦନା ଶିବା

வந்தனா சிவா

వందన శివ

ವಂದನಾ ಶಿವ

വന്ദന ശിവ

වන්දනා ශිවා

반다나 시바 1952-

쉬바, 반다나 1952-

시바, 반다나 1952-


シヴァ, ヴァンダナ

シバ, バンダナ