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

by Carol J. Adams

Paperback, 1991


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Continuum Intl Pub Group (1991), 256 pages


""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, 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."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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LibraryThing member dpf
A bit of a polemic, but nevertheless quite good and thought provoking. I read this a long time ago; I think in 1992, and it had big effect on me. I had been a vegetarian already for 4 years, but this book helped me better articulate some of the reasons behind my decision.
LibraryThing member rampaginglibrarian
made me think about and consider many things i hadn't before--very interesting though i'm not sure all her views are entirely valid.


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256 p.; 6 x 0.5 inches


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