sex, work, meat: the feminist politics of veganism

@article{Hamilton2016sexWM,
  title={sex, work, meat: the feminist politics of veganism},
  author={Carrie Hamilton},
  journal={Feminist Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={114},
  pages={112-129}
}
abstractSince the publication of The Sexual Politics of Meat in 1990, activist and writer Carol J. Adams (2000 [1990]) has put forth a feminist defence of veganism based on the argument that meat consumption and violence against animals are structurally related to violence against women, and especially to pornography and prostitution. Adams’ work has been influential in the growing fields of animal studies and posthumanism, where her research is frequently cited as the prime example of vegan… Expand
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