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Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

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Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

Chapter 2 Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food Cultures

Chapter 3 The Stolen Harvest Under the Sea

Chapter 4 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows

Chapter 5 The Stolen Harvest of Seed

Chapter 6 Genetic Engineering and Food Security

Chapter 7 Reclaiming Food Democracy

Synopsis:

In this book, the renowned environmentalist and activist charts how corporate control of food and the globalization of agriculture are robbing millions of their livelihoods and their right to food, and the related impact this has on the environment and the quality and healthfulness of the foods we eat. Topics covered include genetically engineered seeds, patents on life, mad cows and sacred cows and the debate on shrimp farming. This inspiring book will possibly lead the debate about genetic engineering and commercial agriculture for some time to come.

Synopsis:

A devastating expose of what the globalized agricultural industry is doing to our land and our food.

About the Author

A world-renowned environmental leader and recipient of the 1993 Alternative Nobel Peace Prize (the Right Livelihood Award), Shiva has authored several bestselling books, most recently Earth Democracy. Activist and scientist, Shiva leads, with Ralph Nader and Jeremy Rifkin, the International Forum on Globalization. Before becoming an activist, Shiva was one of India's leading physicists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780896086074
Author:
Shiva, Vandana
Publisher:
South End Press
Author:
Shiva, Vandana, Interviewee
Location:
Cambridge, MA :
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Industries
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
International economic relations
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Food industry and trade
Subject:
International trade
Subject:
Food supply
Subject:
Big business
Subject:
Produce trade
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
105-31
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
150
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.3 x 0.5 in 6.5 oz

Related Subjects


History and Social Science » Economics » Global Economics
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Agronomy
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Food and Famine
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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Product details 150 pages South End Press - English 9780896086074 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this book, the renowned environmentalist and activist charts how corporate control of food and the globalization of agriculture are robbing millions of their livelihoods and their right to food, and the related impact this has on the environment and the quality and healthfulness of the foods we eat. Topics covered include genetically engineered seeds, patents on life, mad cows and sacred cows and the debate on shrimp farming. This inspiring book will possibly lead the debate about genetic engineering and commercial agriculture for some time to come.
"Synopsis" by ,
A devastating expose of what the globalized agricultural industry is doing to our land and our food.
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