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By Amy J. Fitzgerald

Every day, thousands of individuals worldwide take a seat to a meal that comes with meat. This booklet explores numerous questions because it examines using animals as nutrition: How did the domestication and creation of cattle animals emerge and why? How did present modes of elevating and slaughtering animals for human intake strengthen, and what are their outcomes? What might be performed to mitigate or even opposite the affects of animal creation? With perception into the historic, cultural, political, criminal, and fiscal methods that form our use of animals as foodstuff, Fitzgerald offers a holistic photograph and explicates the connections within the provide chain which are obscured within the present mode of nutrition creation. Bridging the space in animal agriculture among creation, processing, intake, and their linked affects, this research envisions methods of redressing the unwanted effects of using animals as nutrients. It information how intake degrees and practices have replaced because the courting among construction, processing, and intake has shifted. as a result of the wide-ranging questions addressed during this e-book, the writer attracts on many fields of inquiry, together with sociology, (critical) animal stories, historical past, economics, legislations, political technology, anthropology, criminology, environmental technology, geography, philosophy, and animal science.

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