Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit

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$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
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Pages
192
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.6 X 9.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781623170721
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About the Author

Vandana Shiva is a physicist, world-renowned environmental thinker and activist, and a tireless crusader for economic, food, and gender justice. She is the author and editor of many influential books, including Making Peace with the Earth, Earth Democracy, Soil Not Oil, Stolen Harvest, Biopiracy, and Globalization's New Wars. Dr. Shiva is the recipient of more than twenty international awards, among them the Right Livelihood Award (1993); the John Lennon-Yoko Ono Grant for Peace (2008); The Sydney Peace Prize (2010); and the Calgary Peace Prize (Canada, 2011). In addition, she is a board member of the World Future Council and one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization (whose other members include Jerry Mander, Edward Goldsmith, Ralph Nader, and Jeremy Rifkin). She travels frequently to speak at conferences around the world.

Reviews

"An excellent starting point for anyone who wants to understand the forces driving water scarcity today and threatening its future supply."
--Women's Review of Books

"A chilling, in-depth examination of the rapidly emerging global crisis."
--In These Times

"Shiva is a burst of creative energy, an intellectual power."
--The Progressive

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