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By Carol J. Adams,Josephine Donovan,Joan Dunayer,Lynda Birke,Marti Kheel

ISBN-10: 0822316552

ISBN-13: 9780822316558

ISBN-10: 0822316676

ISBN-13: 9780822316671

Animals and Women is a suite of pioneering essays that explores the theoretical connections among feminism and animal security. providing a feminist viewpoint at the prestige of animals, this distinctive quantity argues persuasively that either the social development and oppressions of ladies are inextricably hooked up to the ways that we understand and abuse different species. additionally, it demonstrates that this kind of concentration doesn't distract from the fight for women’s rights, yet fairly contributes to it.
This wide-ranging multidisciplinary anthology offers unique fabric from students in a number of fields, in addition to a unprecedented, early article via Virginia Woolf. Exploring the forefront of the species/gender boundary, it addresses such matters because the dating among abortion rights and animal rights, the relationship among woman-battering and animal abuse, and the speciesist foundation for far sexist language. additionally thought of are the ways that animals were looked via technology, literature, and the environmentalist circulation. A outstanding meditation on girls and wolves is gifted, as is an exam of sexual harassment and the taxonomy of hunters and looking. eventually, this compelling assortment means that the subordination and degradation of ladies is a prototype for other kinds of abuse, and that to disclaim this connection is to take part within the persevered mistreatment of animals and women.

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