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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 security. supplying a feminist point of view at the prestige of animals, this precise quantity argues persuasively that either the social building and oppressions of ladies are inextricably attached to the ways that we understand and abuse different species. in addition, it demonstrates that this kind of concentration doesn't distract from the fight for women’s rights, yet particularly contributes to it.
This wide-ranging multidisciplinary anthology provides unique fabric from students in various 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 courting 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 seemed through technological know-how, literature, and the environmentalist circulate. A impressive 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 different 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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