Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development

Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development

9781623170516

Inspired by women's struggles for the protection of nature as a condition for human survival, award-winning environmentalist Vandana Shiva shows how ecological destruction and the marginalization of women are not inevitable, economically or scientifically.

She argues that "maldevelopment - the violation of the integrity of organic, interconnected, and interdependent systems that sets in motion a process of exploitation, inequality, and injustice - is dragging the world down a path of self-destruction, threatening survival itself.

Shiva articulates how rural Indian women experience and perceive ecological destruction and its causes, and how they have conceived and initiated processes to arrest the destruction of nature and begin its regeneration.

Focusing on science and development as patriarchal projects, Staying Alive is a powerfully relevant book that positions women not solely as survivors of the crisis, but as the source of crucial insights and visions to guide our struggle.

First published in 1988, this edition printed by Frog Ltd in 2016.

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Frog Ltd

2016

Adult Non Fiction

Environment and Sustainability and Feminist Thought

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