Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture

Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture

English | ISBN: 1409440338 | 2017 | 192 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

With the ever rising demand for meat around the world, the production of meat has changed dramatically in the past few decades. What has brought about the increasing popularity and attendant normalization of factory farms across many parts of the world? What are some of the ways to resist such broad convergences in meat production and how successful are they?

This book locates the answers to these questions at the intersection between the culture, science and political economy of meat production and consumption. It details how and why techniques of production have spread across the world, albeit in a spatially uneven way. It argues that the modern meat production and consumption sphere is the outcome of a complex matrix of cultural politics, economics and technological faith. Drawing from examples across the world (including America, Europe and Asia), the tensions and repercussions of meat production and consumption are also analyzed.

From a geographical perspective, food animals have been given considerably less attention compared to wild animals or pets. This book, framed conceptually by critical animal studies, governmentality and commodification, is a theoretically driven and empirically rich study that advances the study of food animals in geography as well as in the wider social sciences.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/bf1e1049wev8/Geographies_of_Meat_Politics,_Economy_and_Culture.pdf.html

[Fast Download] Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture


Ebooks related to "Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture" :
Identity, Policy, and Prosperity: Border Nationality of the Korean Diaspora and Regional Development
The Revenue Acceleration Rules: Supercharge Sales and Marketing Through Artificial Intelligence, Pre
Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II: Putting Theory into Practice
The Economist Guide To Financial Markets: Why they exist and how they work (Economist Guides), 7th E
What Makes a Great Training Organization?: A Handbook of Best Practices
Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship
CIMA Official Learning System Enterprise Management, Sixth Edition
The Relationship Between FDI and the Natural Environment: Facts, Evidence and Prospects
Candlesticks, Fibonacci, and Chart Pattern Trading Tools: A Synergistic Strategy to Enhance Profits
Trading and Investing in the Forex Markets Using Chart Techniques
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.