New PDF release: Animals as Food: (Re)connecting Production, Processing,

By Amy J. Fitzgerald

ISBN-10: 1611861748

ISBN-13: 9781611861747

Every day, hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide sit to a meal that comes with meat. This e-book explores a number of questions because it examines using animals as nutrition: How did the domestication and creation of farm animals animals emerge and why? How did present modes of elevating and slaughtering animals for human intake improve, and what are their effects? What could be performed to mitigate or even opposite the affects of animal construction? With perception into the old, cultural, political, felony, and monetary techniques that form our use of animals as nutrients, Fitzgerald offers a holistic photograph and explicates the connections within the provide chain which are obscured within the present mode of nutrients construction. Bridging the space in animal agriculture among creation, processing, intake, and their linked affects, this research envisions methods of redressing the unwanted effects of using animals as nutrition. It info how intake degrees and practices have replaced because the courting among creation, processing, and intake has shifted. because of the wide-ranging questions addressed during this ebook, the writer attracts on many fields of inquiry, together with sociology, (critical) animal experiences, historical past, economics, legislation, political technology, anthropology, criminology, environmental technological know-how, geography, philosophy, and animal science.

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