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The Sexual Politics of Meat Our dietary choices reflect and reinforce our cosmology, our politics This sentence, the third to last sentence in The Sexual Politics of Meat, nicely summarizes Carol Adams s basic thesis in this book wherein she ties together her feminist critique of patriarchy with her vegetarian critique of patriarchy These two social critiques, argues Adams, are not merely related but are part of an organic whole to live fully the feminist protest against the heterosexual male oppressiveness of patriarc Our dietary choices reflect and reinforce our cosmology, our politics This sentence, the third to last sentence in The Sexual Politics of Meat, nic The New York Timesruns an essay contest on the ethics of meat eating The judges are animal rights advocates and plant based nutrition gurus They are all men.Carol J Adams wrote The Sexual Politics of Ethics and questioned the choice of an all male panel Why wasn t a single female included Karen Davis, Pat First Published In 1990, The Sexual Politics Of Meat Is A Landmark Text In The Ongoing Debates About Animal Rights In The Two Decades Since, The Book Has Inspired Controversy And Heated Debate Praise For The Sexual Politics Of MeatCAROL J ADAMS I S The Author Of The Pornography Of MeatContinuum, 2004 , And Co Author Of Beyond Animal RightsContinuum, 2000 , A This book opened my eyes to a fundamental concept that I feel is lacking in most of discussions of most of the subjects we discuss, societally speaking the absent referent Sure, this book draws parallels between culture s attitude and treatment of animals and its treatment and attitude toward women, but it goes further with regard to the former It posits that the reason it s so easy for us to abuse, misuse, mistreat, and whatever animals the way we do, is that, linguistically, we strip our This book opened m Look, this book was OK The things that make me not consider it to be a better work, was the cissexism and transphobia throughout the piece It turns out Adams mentor was Mary Daly, notorious for not just her radical feminism, but her extreme transphobia.The most blatant and simple demonstration of Adams prejudice was her treatment of Doctor James Barry When Dr Barry died, it was discovered that he was apparently born female Once she reveals this of Barry, Adams proceeds to repeatedly ref Look, this book was OK The things It s hard not to feel ambivalent strongly ambivalent about this book.Unless you re a student, or teacher, of feminist literature, it is somewhat of a slog to get through this book The Sexual Politics of Meat is mainly an analysis of feminist literature and most of the works to which Adams refers will seem obscure to the average reader.On the other hand, this book I don t know whether it was the style or some other nebulous reason, but I found this book difficult to read It was well worth the effort, though, because the author presents an important hypothesis about the co THIS IS A LONG REVIEW So you know where I m coming from, I m first going to explain what made me decide to be vegan If you don t care, the book review will commence after some asterisks But not these ones One warm autumn night in Los Angeles, I had a dream I was on a lunch date with my mom and an old friend at a nice Chinese restaurant I ve never been to before The walls and d cor were dark, red, paper lanterns and dragons on the walls It was busy, and we could barely hear the n THIS IS A LONG REVIEW So you know where I m coming from, I m first going to explain what made me decide to be vegan If you don t care, the book review will commence after some asterisks But not these ones One warm autumn night in Los Angeles, I had a dream I was on a lunch date with my mom and an old friend at a nice Chinese restaurant I ve never been to before The walls and d cor were dark, red, paper lanterns and dragons on the walls It was busy, and we could barely hear the newscast on the television in the corner, but we weren t really paying attention anyway After lunch, we were going to go shopping for a bit As we paid the bill, the news cut to let me preface this review by saying that carol adams is a true pioneer in the field of eco vegetarian feminist critical theory she sheds light on how systems of oppression intersect with one another and how capitalism, patriarchy, racism and classism converge and are expressed in the oppression and exploitation of animals i think this is a seminal work in the field and warrants thoughtful reading it provides an alternative critique of capitalist and patriarchal systems of oppression and is a let me preface this review by saying that carol adams is a true pioneer in the field of eco vegetarian feminist critical theory she sheds light on how systems of oppression intersect with one another and how capitalism, patriarchy, racism and classism converge and are expressed in the oppression and exploitation of animals i think this is How could I resist a title like this This is supposed to be a classic, whatever that means And I really came at this book wanting to like it, being a vegetarian feminist that s long wished for ANY critical theory that I don t consider to be a massive inward looking circle jerk But unfortunately it is quite bonkers There are some basic points I was on board with There are some interesting ways that women and meat are connected by da patriarchy meat eating is associated with strength and v How could I resist a title like this This is supposed to be a classic, whatever that means And I really came at this book wanting

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