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The Sexual Politics of Meat argues that what, or more precisely who, we eat is determined by the patriarchal politics of our culture, and that the meanings attached to meat eating are often clustered around virility.
Table of Contents
List of IllustrationsPreface to the 20th Anniversary EditionAcknowledgmentsForeword by Nellie McKay Part One: The Patriarchal Texts of Meat
1. The Sexual Politics of Meat2. The Rape of Animals, the Butchering of Women3. Masked Violence, Muted Voices4. The Word Made Flesh Part Two: From the Belly of Zeus
5. Dismembered Texts, Dismembered Animals6. Frankenstein's Vegetarian Monster7. Feminism, the Great War, and Modern Vegetarianism Part Three: Eat Rice Have Faith in Women
8. The Distortion of the Vegetarian Body9. For a Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory Epilogue: Destabilizing Patriarchal Consumption NotesSelect BibliographyIndex