Charts the impact of globalised, corporate agriculture on small farmers, the environment and the quality of food we eat. Contains chapters on genetically engineered seeds, patents on life, mad cows and sacred cows, and the debate on shrimp farming.
"Shiva has devoted her life to fighting for the rights of ordinary people in India. Her fierce intellect and her disarmingly friendly, accessible manner have made her a valuable advocate for people all over the developing world."
– Ms Magazine
"The South's best known environmentalist."
– New Internationalist
1. The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
2. Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food Cultures
3. The Stolen Harvest under the Sea
4. Mad Cows and Sacred Cows
5. The Stolen Harvest of Seed
6. Genetic Engineering and Food Security
7. Reclaiming Food Democracy
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Vandana Shiva is the director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi and a world-renowned environmental thinker and activist. She is the author of many books, including Staying Alive (Zed Books, 1989), The Violence of the Green Revolution (Zed Books, 1992) and Monocultures of the Mind (Zed Books, 1993).