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Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society

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Sistah Vegan is a unique gathering of reflections, poems, personal narratives, and critical essays from a diverse community of North American black-identified vegans who describe their many and varied motivations for deciding not to eat animal products. However, Sistah Vegan goes way beyond discussions of diet and lifestyle to examine veganism's intersection with race, nutrition, gender-identification, animal rights, spirituality, health and healing, body image, parenting, and personal and collective liberation. Thought-provoking, challenging, passionate, and affirming in its identification and dismantling of environmental racism, ecological devastation, and other social injustices, Sistah Vegan is an in-your-face handbook for our time. It calls upon all of us to make radical changes for the betterment of ourselves, our planet, andby extensioneveryone. Book jacket.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590562574
Subtitle:
Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society
Publisher:
Lantern Books
Edited by:
A. Breeze Harper
Author:
A. Breeze Harper
Author:
Harper, A. Breeze
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Vegetarianism -- United States.
Subject:
Vegetarian - Vegan
Subject:
Animal Rights
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Agriculture & Food
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Vegetarian and Natural
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
209

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Cooking and Food » Vegetarian and Vegan » Vegetarian and Natural
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » Agriculture and Food

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