Animal Equality: Language and Liberation

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Ryce Pub., 2001 - Nature - 265 pages
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An animal rights advocate based near Washington, DC, Dunayer argues that animals are thinking and feeling creatures, and that humans hide that fact from themselves and inflict cruelty on animals, because euphemisms and other linguistic ploys disguise the abuse. She rings through the various areas in

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Language has the power both to reflect our attitudes and to determine them, as we know from the battle for language that is inclusive of women. This book looks at the way our language choices enable ... Read full review


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Joan Dunayer is a writer, editor, and animal rights advocate. She is the author of Animal Equality: Language and Liberation. Her articles and essays have appeared in magazines, journals, college textbooks, and anthologies. A graduate of Princeton University, she has master's degrees in English literature, English education, and psychology. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area.

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