In Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development, radical scientist Vandana Shiva shows the reader how ecological crises, colonialism and the oppression of women are connected.  The award-winning environmentalist explains that these three problems are symptoms of a world headed for self-destruction, which is a result of male dominance in the fields of science and development.  The patriarchy has violated interconnected systems, leading to inequality at a human level and environmental disaster at a global level – and women, with their insight into injustice and protecting nature, are the key to our survival.

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In Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development, radical scientist Vandana Shiva shows the reader how ecological crises, colonialism and the oppression of women are connected.  The award-winning environmentalist explains that these three problems are symptoms of a world headed for self-destruction, which is a result of male dominance in the fields of science and development.  The patriarchy has violated interconnected systems, leading to inequality at a human level and environmental disaster at a global level – and women, with their insight into injustice and protecting nature, are the key to our survival.

further reading