Ecofeminism (eBook, 1993) []
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Author: Vandana Shiva; Maria Mies
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
This impressive book celebrates the coming together of two well-known critics of Western philosophy and science. From their respective backgrounds in social science and physics, Maria Mies and VAndana Shiva write about the concerns which unite them as women. Theirs is a powerful critique of the emnacipatory ideas of the Enlightenment, which measured civilizationin terms of domination of Nature. They argue that  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vandana Shiva; Maria Mies
ISBN: 9781780329796 1780329792
OCLC Number: 1124388104
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword - Ariel SallehPreface to the 'Critique Influence Change' edition1. Introduction: Why We Wrote This Book TogetherPart I: Critique and Perspective2. Reductionism and Regeneration: A Crisis in Science, Vandana Shiva3. Feminist Research: Science, Violence and Responsibility, Maria MiesPart II: Subsistence V. Development4. The Myth of Catching-up Development, Maria Mies5. the Impoverishment of the environment: Women and Children Last, Vandana Shiva6. Who Made nature our Enemy?, Maria MiesPart III: The Search for Roots7. Homeless in the 'Global Village', Vandana Shiva8. Masculinization of the Motherland, Vandana Shiva9. Women have no Fatherland, Maria Mies10. White man's dilemma: His Search for What He has Destroyed, Maria MiesPart IV: Ecofeminism V. New Areas of Investment through Biotechnology11. Women's Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation, Vandana Shiva12. New Reproductive Technologies: Sexist and Racist Implications, Maria Mies13. From the Individual to the Dividual: the Supermarket of 'Reproductive alternatives' Maria MiesPart V: Freedom for Trade or Freedom for Survival14. Self Determination: The End of a Utopia? Maria Mies15. GATT, Agriculture and Third World Women, Vandana Shiva16. The Chipko Women's concept of Freedom, Vandana, Shiva
Responsibility: Vandana Shiva, Maria Mies.


A powerful searing indictment of development strategies practised by the North on the South.  Read more...


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'This book provides an extraordinarily productive framework for entire generations of scholars and activists'Michael Hardt, co-author of the Empire trilogy'Ecofeminism is about the similarity of Read more...

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