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The sexual politics of meat : a feminist-vegetarian critical theory

Author: Carol J Adams
Publisher: New York ; London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twentieth Anniversary EditionView 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." J.M. 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 an eight-page section of images culled from  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Adams
ISBN: 9781441173287 1441173285
OCLC Number: 891388938
Notes: First published in 2010 by the Continuum International Publishing Group Inc.
Description: xii, 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The sexual politics of meat --
The rape of animals, the butchering of women --
Masked violence, muted voices --
The word made flesh --
Dismembered texts, dismembered animals --
Frankenstein's vegetarian monster --
Feminism, the Great War, and modern vegetarianism --
The distortion of the vegetarian body --
For a feminist-vegetarian critical theory --
Destabilizing patriarchal consumption.
Responsibility: Carol J. Adams.

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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." J.M. 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 an eight-page section of images culled from popular culture, The Sexual Politics of Meat is as startling, revelatory, thought-provoking, and life-changing as when it first appeared." ""A bible of the vegan community." New York Times" ""Her argument is rational and persuasive...New ground - whole acres of it - is broken by Adams." Washington Post" ""Important and provocative...Likely to both inspire and enrage readers across the political spectrum." Library Journal" ""Adams's original, provocative book makes a major contribution to the debate on animal rights." Publishers Weekly" ""The Sexual Politics of Meat couldn't be more timely, or more disturbing." Environmental Ethics."--Page 4 of cover

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