Animals as Food: (Re)connecting Production, Processing, by Amy J. Fitzgerald PDF

By Amy J. Fitzgerald

Every day, thousands of individuals all over the world take a seat to a meal that incorporates meat. This publication explores a number of questions because it examines using animals as nutrition: How did the domestication and construction of farm animals animals emerge and why? How did present modes of elevating and slaughtering animals for human intake strengthen, and what are their results? What might be performed to mitigate or even opposite the affects of animal construction? With perception into the old, cultural, political, felony, and monetary tactics that form our use of animals as meals, Fitzgerald offers a holistic photograph and explicates the connections within the provide chain which are obscured within the present mode of nutrients creation. Bridging the gap in animal agriculture among creation, processing, intake, and their linked affects, this research envisions methods of redressing the unwanted effects of using animals as meals. It information how intake degrees and practices have replaced because the courting among creation, processing, and intake has shifted. as a result of the wide-ranging questions addressed during this publication, the writer attracts on many fields of inquiry, together with sociology, (critical) animal reports, background, economics, legislations, political technology, anthropology, criminology, environmental technological know-how, geography, philosophy, and animal science.

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