Why feminist-vegan now?

  title={Why feminist-vegan now?},
  author={Carol J. Adams},
  journal={Feminism \& Psychology},
  pages={302 - 317}
  • C. Adams
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Art
  • Feminism & Psychology
In this essay, I offer a reflection on the publication of The Sexual Politics of Meat, introducing several of the main theoretical insights from the book, and examining whether and how they hold true twenty years after the book’s first publication. I examine the associations among notions of virility, masculinity, and meat eating, and explain the concept of the absent referent and how it functions in the institution of eating animals. I also explore why images have proliferated that show the… 

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