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The Parallel Lives of Women and Cows: Meat Markets (Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Culture)

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Weaving together a social history of the American beef industry withher ownaccount of growing up in the shadow of her grandfather’s cattle business, Halley juxtaposes the two worlds and creates a link between the meat industry and her own experience of the formation of gender and sexuality through family violence.

About the Author

Jean O'Malley Halley is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology at Wagner College.

Table of Contents

Where the Cows Came From * Where the Irish, Where my Family Came From* The Early American Cattle Business * Women's Lives * The Lives of Cows * Slaughterhouses and the Death of a Cow * Sexual Violence and Gender in My Childhood * Eating Meat, Making Money

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230115187
Author:
Halley, Jean O'malley
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Halley, Jean O'Malley
Author:
Halley, Jean O.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Agriculture & Food
Subject:
Gender Studies
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
202
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

Related Subjects

Business » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Agriculture and Food
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Languages » ESL » General

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