The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-vegetarian Critical Theory

Continuum, 1990 - 256 páginas
The author compares myths about meat-eating with myths about manliness, and seeks to explore the literary, scientific, and social connections between meat-eating, male dominance, and war. Drawing on such sources as butchering texts, cookbooks, Victorian hygiene manuals, and Alice Walker, the author argues in favor of linking feminist and vegetarian theory.

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I read this sometime between undergrad and grad school and recall being struck by it, almost like being bludgeoned. But it was passionate, vital even. It impacted me in ways I still can't define and ... Leer comentario completo

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Carol J. Adams is a nationally known writer and lecturer on the vegetarian lifestyle, constantly speaking at conferences an academic meetings and on college campuses across the country. Her landmark book "The Sexual Politics of Meat" was recently reissue on its 10th anniversary. She also authored the "Inner Art of Vegetarianism" series. Adams lives in Texas.

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