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Slaughterhouse Blues - 2nd edition

Slaughterhouse Blues (ISBN10: 1111828784; ISBN13: 9781111828783)
ISBN13: 978-1111828783
ISBN10: 1111828784

Summary: SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES: THE MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRY IN NORTH AMERICA draws on more than 20 years of research by the authors; a cultural anthropologist and a social geographer, to present a detailed look at the meat and poultry industry in the United States and Canada. Following chapters on today's beef, poultry, and pork industries, SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES examines industry impacts on workers and on the communities that host its plants. The book details the authors' efforts to help comm
unities plan for and mitigate the negative consequences of meat and poultry plants as well as community opposition to confined animal feeding operations. The book concludes by exploring alternatives to North America's model of industrialized meat production. Features a forward by Eric Schlosser. The second edition includes updated demographic information as well as a new chapter, ''Is Meat Murder?'' that examines the ethics of meat eating.
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Summary: SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES: THE MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRY IN NORTH AMERICA draws on more than 20 years of research by the authors; a cultural anthropologist and a social geographer, to present a detailed look at the meat and poultry industry in the United States and Canada. Following chapters on today's beef, poultry, and pork industries, SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES examines industry impacts on workers and on the communities that host its plants. The book details the authors' efforts to help communities plan for and mitigate the negative consequences of meat and poultry plants as well as community opposition to confined animal feeding operations. The book concludes by exploring alternatives to North America's model of industrialized meat production. Features a forward by Eric Schlosser. The second edition includes updated demographic information as well as a new chapter, ''Is Meat Murder?'' that examines the ethics of meat eating. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 13
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 01/30/2012
International: No

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