|By (author):||Ricoveri, Giovanna|
|By (author):||Shiva, Vandana|
|Subject:||POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy|
|POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing & Emerging Countries|
|Size:||7.80in x 5.08in x 0.40in|
|From The Publisher*|
Nature for Sale uncovers the rich heritage of common ownership which existed before the dominance of capitalist property relations. Giovanna Ricoveri argues that the subsistence commons of the past can be reinvented today to provide an alternative to the current destructive economic order.
Giovanna Ricoveri is a writer and activist. She is the author of a book on the commons in Italian, Beni comuni vs Merci (2010) and editor of Beni comuni tra tradizione e futuro (2005). She is the founding editor of Capitalismo Natura Socialismo, which is part of the international network Capitalism Nature Socialism.
Vandana Shiva was one of India's leading physicists and is now a leading environmental campaigner, the winner of the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize and the author of several books, including Soil not Oil (2008), Earth Democracy (2005) and Stolen Harvest (2001).