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Every twelve seconds : industrialized slaughter and the politics of sight

Author: Timothy Pachirat
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2013.
Series: Yale agrarian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A political scientist goes undercover in a modern industrial slaughterhouse for this twenty-first-century update of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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Named Person: Timothy Pachirat; Timothy Pachirat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Pachirat
ISBN: 0300192487 9780300192483
OCLC Number: 813393473
Description: xii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Hidden in plain sight --
The place where blood flows --
Kill floor --
"Es todo por hoy" --
One hundred thousand livers --
Killing at close range --
Control of quality --
Quality of control --
A politics of sight.
Series Title: Yale agrarian studies.
Responsibility: Timothy Pachirat.

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