Staying Alive (Paperback)

Women, Ecology, and Development

By Vandana Shiva

South End Press, 9780896087934, 239pp.

Publication Date: December 15, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/1/2016)
Paperback (1/1/1989)

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Links the violation of nature with the violation and marginalization of women in the Third World.

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.

Praise For Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development

"Extraordinary in the ease of its global and historical scopes and the clarity of its arguments.” Women’s Review of Books

"Vandana Shiva is one of the world's most prominent radical scientests... in Staying Alive she defines the links between ecological crises, colonialism, and the oppression of women."--The Guardian