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Sexual politics of meat : a feminist-vegetarian critical theory

Author: Carol J Adams
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Continuum, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 20th ann. edView all editions and formats
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""The connections traced between rampant masculinity, misogyny, carnivorism, and militarism operate as powerfully today as when Carol Adams first diagnosed them twenty years ago." JM Coetzee" "For twenty years, The Sexual Politics of Meat has inspired, engaged, and challenged readers. Now , with a preface by Nellie McKay, an expansive new Introduction by the author, and 8 pages of images culled from popular culture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Adams, Carol J.
Sexual politics of meat.
London : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)440121733
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Adams
ISBN: 9781441142023 1441142029
OCLC Number: 694144287
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 330 pages, 8 pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The patriarchal texts of meat --
pt. 2. From the belly of Zeus --
pt. 3. Eat rice have faith in women.
Responsibility: Carol J. Adams.

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Argues that what, or more precisely who, we eat is determined by the patriarchal politics of our culture, and that the meanings attached to meat eating are often clustered around virility. This book  Read more...

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"A bible of the vegan community" -the New York Times."

 
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