The Sexual Politics of Meat (20th Anniversary Edition): A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory

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A&C Black, May 27, 2010 - Social Science - 330 pages
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'The Sexual Politics of Meat' argues that what, or more precisely who, people eat is determined by the patriarchal politics of culture, and that the meanings attached to meat eating are often clustered around virility.
 

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User Review  - Bridget Fletcher - Goodreads

So far this book is pretty good and has made me think about some of the sexualized language surrounding food. I do find that there is a tendancy to not differenciate between factory farms and local farms which I take serious pause with. Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition
1
Preface to the Tenth Anniversary Edition
9
Preface to the Original Edition
25
Foreword
33
Acknowledgments
38
The Patriarchal Texts of Meat
45
From the Belly of Zeus
133
Eat Rice Have Faith in Women
189
Destabilizing Patriarchal Consumption
240
Notes
247
Select Bibliography
289
Twentieth Anniversary Bibliography
310
Index
319
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About the author (2010)

Carol J. Adams is an activist and author of The Pornography of Meat, Living Among Meat Eaters, and many other books challenging a sexist, meat-eating world. She is a sought-after speaker throughout North America and Europe, and has been invited to more than 100 campuses to show "The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show," which is always being updated to include contemporary cultural representations.

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