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By Amy J. Fitzgerald

Every day, hundreds of thousands of individuals all over the world take a seat to a meal that comes with meat. This publication explores a number of questions because it examines using animals as meals: How did the domestication and creation of cattle animals emerge and why? How did present modes of elevating and slaughtering animals for human intake advance, and what are their outcomes? What should be performed to mitigate or even opposite the affects of animal construction? With perception into the historic, cultural, political, criminal, and fiscal approaches that form our use of animals as nutrients, Fitzgerald presents a holistic photo and explicates the connections within the provide chain which are obscured within the present mode of foodstuff 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 meals. It info how intake degrees and practices have replaced because the dating among creation, processing, and intake has shifted. end result of the wide-ranging questions addressed during this ebook, the writer attracts on many fields of inquiry, together with sociology, (critical) animal reviews, heritage, economics, legislation, political technology, anthropology, criminology, environmental technological know-how, geography, philosophy, and animal science.

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