Synopses & Reviews
Meat Market elevates the debate over animal agriculture. Erik Marcus exposes and clears away the exaggerated claims and counterclaims put forth by the meat industry and its opponents. In the process, Marcus presents a thorough examination of animal agricultures cruelties and its far-reaching social costs. Marcus then considers the discouraging progress made by the animal protection movement. He evaluates where the movement has gone wrong, and how its shortcomings could best be remedied.
"Erik Marcus' Meat Market radically redefines what it means to be an effective animal advocate in the 21st century." VegNews
"The writing is cogent and immensely readable, and Meat Market offers insights that should appeal to anyone interested in animal advocacy. It is exciting to read a book that introduces fresh ideas to frustrating struggles, and I felt like a kid reading the latest Harry Potter story, devouring page after page of hopeful recommendations." Satya Magazine
"Meat Market: Animals, Ethics and Money is a quick read, but a valuable one. I can't remember the last time I read an animal rights book that excited me so much." Herbivore Magazine
Elevates the debate over animal agriculture. Offers a thorough examination of animal agriculture's cruelties and its far-reaching social costs. The author also considers the discouraging progress made by the animal protection movement and evaluates where the movement has gone wrong, and how its shortcomings could best be remedied.
About the Author
Erik Marcus' writing has appeared in VegNews, In These Times, Vegetarian Times, and on Salon.com.