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Earth Democracy

Justice, Sustainability and Peace

By (author) Vandana Shiva
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 15th May 2016
Dimensions: w 140mm h 222mm d 140mm
ISBN-10: 1783607793
ISBN-13: 9781783607792
Barcode No: 9781783607792
Synopsis
'One of the world's most prominent radical scientists.' The Guardian This book remains one of Vandana Shiva's key works, in which she addresses some of the most pressing issues of our age - the privatization of our natural resources, the looming environmental crisis, and the rising tide of fundamentalism and violence against women. In spite of all this, Shiva still sees cause for hope. Across the globe, a new wave of protest movements are championing alternatives based on inclusion, nonviolence, the free sharing of resources and the reclamation of the commons. Shiva argues that these ideals can serve as the basis for "earth democracy", and for a more just and sustainable future. This edition features a new preface by the author, in which she outlines recent developments in ecology and environmentalism, and offers new prescriptions for the environmental movement.

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'One of the world's most prominent radical scientists.'
The Guardian

'A world leading expert on food sustainability.'
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'Shiva is a burst of creative energy, an intellectual power.'
The Progressive

'A leading thinker who has eloquently blended her views on the environment, agriculture, spirituality, and women's rights into a powerful philosophy.'
Utne Reader 'In Earth Democracy, Shiva provides us with yet another commanding book that evaluates the fragile relationships between man and the environment.'
The Ecologist