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

Animals and Women is a suite of pioneering essays that explores the theoretical connections among feminism and animal protection. supplying a feminist standpoint at the prestige of animals, this certain quantity argues persuasively that either the social building and oppressions of ladies are inextricably hooked up to the ways that we understand and abuse different species. additionally, it demonstrates that the sort of concentration doesn't distract from the fight for women’s rights, yet fairly contributes to it.
This wide-ranging multidisciplinary anthology provides unique fabric from students in various fields, in addition to a unprecedented, early article through Virginia Woolf. Exploring the forefront of the species/gender boundary, it addresses such concerns because the dating among abortion rights and animal rights, the relationship among woman-battering and animal abuse, and the speciesist foundation for a lot sexist language. additionally thought of are the ways that animals were looked by way of technology, literature, and the environmentalist move. A outstanding meditation on ladies and wolves is gifted, as is an exam of sexual harassment and the taxonomy of hunters and searching. 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 persisted mistreatment of animals and women.

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