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Close to Home: Women Reconnect Ecology, Health and Development

Edited By: V Shiva

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #42288 | ISBN: 1853831905
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About this book

Shows how women worldwide are taking action at grassroots level to combat toxic waste, low-level radiation and other threats to their communities.


Contents

Preface * Women, Ecology and Health: Rebuilding Connections * After the Forest: AIDS as Ecological Collapse in Thailand * Killing Legally with Toxic Waste: Women and the Environment in the United States * Environmental Degradation and Subversion of Health * Using Technology, Choosing Sex: The Campaign Against Sex Determination and the Question of Choice * Legal Rights... and Wrongs: Internationalising Bhopal * 'Green Earth, Women's Power, Human Liberation': Women in Peasant Movements in India * Filipino Peasant Women in Defence of Life * Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Its Ecological and Political Consequences * The Seed and the Earth: Biotechnology and the Colonisation of Regeneration * The Re-greening of the Planet * Ecological Economics * Notes on Contributors

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