We Are What We Eat: Feminist Vegetarianism and the Reproduction of Racial Identity

@article{Bailey2007WeAW,
  title={We Are What We Eat: Feminist Vegetarianism and the Reproduction of Racial Identity},
  author={C. Bailey},
  journal={Hypatia},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={39 - 59}
}
In this article, Bailey analyzes the relationship between ethical vegetarianism (or the claim that ethical vegetarianism is morally right for all people) and white racism (the claim that white solipsistic and possibly white privileged ethical claims are imperialistically or insensitively universalized over less privileged human lives). This plays out in the dreaded comparison of animals with people of color and Jews as exemplified in the PETA campaign and the need for human identification (or… Expand
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