Who Really Feeds the World?: The Failures of Agribusiness and the Promise of Agroecology

Vandana Shiva (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
Publish Date
June 28, 2016
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781623170622

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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, Staying Alive, Stolen Harvest, Water Wars, 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

Praise for Who Really Feeds the World?

​"[Shiva] makes many points that refute reflexive anger and demand immediate discussion. [She] brings new urgency to her explanations of the problems caused by monoculture agriculture, anchored by corn and soybeans in America... A book to jump-start conversations about a crucial subject."--Booklist

Praise for Vandana Shiva

"Her fierce intellect and her disarmingly friendly, accessible manner have made her a valuable advocate for people all over the developing world."--Ms. magazine

"A rock star in the worldwide battle against genetically modified seeds."--Bill Moyers

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

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