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Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology

By: Vandana Shiva (Author)

184 pages, illustrations, tables

Zed Books

Paperback | Jan 1998 | #22560 | ISBN: 1856492184
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #22561 | ISBN: 1856492176
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Brings together the author's thinking on biodiversity, the implications of biotechnology, and the consequences for agriculture of the global pre-eminence of Western-style scientific knowledge. The author argues that the new Biodiversity Convention has been gravely undermined by a mixture of diplomatic dilution during the process of negotiation and Northern hi-tech interests making money out of the new biotechnologies.

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