The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams 2, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview See a Problem? We’d love your help. The Sexual Politics of Meat is Carol Adams' inspiring and controversial exploration of the interplay between contemporary society's ingrained cultural misogyny and its obsession with meat and masculinity. First published in , the book has continued to change the lives of tens of thousands of readers into the second decade of the 21st century/5(34). BOOK REVIEW: The Sexual Politics of Meat – A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory. Matthew Goldschmidt, Webster University – Saint Louis. Carol J. Adams writes with conviction of her vegetarianism and links it strongly with feminism as far back as the nineteenth century, citing well-known authors and using their works to illustrate her.
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how we view animals, especially animals who are consumed. Further, she argues that vegetarianism and fighting for animal rights fit perfectly alongside working to improve the lives of disenfranchised and suffering people, under the wide umbrella of compassionate activism. This critical feminis meat politics sexual theory vegetarian
Anniversary Edition includes a new preface by the author, discussing new developments in the field and answering some of her critics. It also features an introduction by Nellie McKay.