Fighting Indiscriminate Globalization

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI:
Fighting Indiscriminate Globalization

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In the course of her interview, Vandana Shiva discusses the fight against indiscriminate globalization. The interview begins with a discussion on an evaluation of sixty years of social, political, and economic development in India and the harmful effects of modernization. It also looks at the principles of Mahatma Gandhi which are relevant for Vandana Shiva's work before moving to focus on Shiva's publications in the last fifteen years. The interview also looks at the ways India and Indians can contribute to the idea of earth democracy as a ‘shared planet’.

Keywords: globalization; development in India; modernization; Mahatma Gandhi; Vandana Shiva; earth democracy

Chapter.  3577 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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