Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows : An Introduction to Carnism

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In this work, Melanie Joy explores the invisible system that shapes our perception of the meat we eat, so that we love some animals and eat others without knowing why. She calls this system 'carnism'.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 137.16 x 170.18 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Conari Press,U.S.
  • Berkeley, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1573245054
  • 9781573245050
  • 50,294

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"An altogether remarkable book that could transform the way society feels about eating animals." --Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, author of "The Face on Your Plate"show more

About Melanie Joy

Melanie Joy, Ph.D. is a social psychologist and professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts.show more

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