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Livestock : food, fiber, and friends

Author: Erin McKenna
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, 2018.
Series: Animals voices, animal worlds.
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Most livestock in the United States currently live in cramped and unhealthy confinement, have few stable social relationships with humans or others of their species, and finish their lives by being  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McKenna, Erin, 1965-
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017037415
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erin McKenna
ISBN: 9780820351896 082035189X 0820351903 9780820351902 0820351911 9780820351919
OCLC Number: 1028188135
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages : illustrations
Contents: Respectful relationships: a pragmatist ecofeminist take on living with livestock --
Fish and pragmatist philosophy: developing a Deweyan ethic --
Beef cattle: animal welfare and Leopold's land ethic --
In mixed company: deep ecology, meat consumption, and conservation --
Ruminating with ruminants: rodeos, rights, and respectful use --
Sheep and goats: an ecofeminist critique of Wendell Berry and Barbara Kingsolver --
Dairies: animal welfare and Val Plumwood --
Pork production: pigs and pragmatism --
Poultry production: chickens, "chicks," and Carol Adams --
Better options moving forward: examining slaughter and limiting consumption.
Series Title: Animals voices, animal worlds.
Responsibility: Erin McKenna.


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Erin McKenna argues for an ecological or 'biocentric' perspective on 'livestock animals.' In her interviews of livestock farmers and observations of their farms, she investigates human ways of being Read more...

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