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Parallel Lives of Women and Cows: Meat Markets (12 Edition)by Jean O'malley Halley
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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
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