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Book Title:Close to Home: Women Reconnected Ecology, Health and Development Worldwide
Editor(s):Shiva, Vandana
Publisher Name:New Society Publishers
Place of Publication:Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of Publication:1994
Annotation:Focusing on the ways in which women in Third World societies have responded to the global environmental crisis, essays in this volume seek to make connections between global and local contexts; health and environmental issues; humans, society, and nature; and social and environmental forms of exploitation. Individual chapters address topics such as: AIDS and ecological collapse in Thailand; women and toxic waste in the United States; the connection between human health and the environment; sex-selective reproductive technologies; legal rights; Indian and Filipino women’s peasant movements; ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka; biotechnology; ecological concerns in global perspective; and ecological economics.
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