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The parallel lives of women and cows : meat markets

Author: Jean O'Malley Halley
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave Macmillan's critical studies in gender, sexuality, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Weaving together a social history of the American beef industry with her own account of growing up in the shadow of her grandfather's cattle business, Halley juxtaposes the two worlds and creates a  Read more...

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Named Person: Jean O'Malley Halley; Jean O'Malley Halley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean O'Malley Halley
ISBN: 9780230115187 0230115187
OCLC Number: 793573144
Description: xi, 188 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: A Brief History Told in Carpets 1 --
Chapter 1 Introduction 5 --
The Wire 19 --
Chapter 2 Where the Cows Came From 23 --
Dreams of the Past 31 --
Chapter 3 Where the Irish, Where My Family, Came From 33 --
Genealogy: My Family Tumbling Through Time 47 --
And My Gram 55 --
Chapter 4 The Production of Animal Life: The Early American Cattle Business 57 --
Visiting Little America 77 --
This I Know 79 --
Chapter 5 The Production of Girl Life and the Lives of Girls 81 --
A Special Occasion Dinner 93 --
On the Ability to See Rabbits: Stories Involving a Girl, Her Grandmothers, and Aging Vision 97 --
My Grandmother and the Cleaning Lady 105 --
Chapter 6 The Lives of Cows 113 --
Chapter 7 Slaughterhouses and the Death of a Cow 121 --
Chapter 8 And Violence 141 --
My Not-Eating Sickness 143 --
To Speak of My Mother 145 --
Chapter 9 There Is No Returning Home 153.
Series Title: Palgrave Macmillan's critical studies in gender, sexuality, and culture.
Responsibility: Jean O'Malley Halley.
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"When we say that a woman is treated like a 'piece of meat,' what do we really mean? Jean Halley explores the intersection between violence against women and violence against animals. First, Halley Read more...

 
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