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Neither Man Nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals

Neither Man Nor Beast:
Feminism and the Defense of Animals
Carol J. AdamsContinuum1994

Neither Man Nor Beast explores the common link between cultural attitudes to women and animals in modern Western culture that have enabled the systematic exploitation of both. A vivid work that takes in environmental ethics, theological perspectives and feminist theory.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Examining the Arrogant Eye
1. Eating Animals
2. The Arrogant Eye and Animal Experimentation
3. Abortion Rights and Animal Rights
4. On Beastliness and a Politics of Solidarity

Part 2: “We Are One Lesson”: Transforming Feminist Theory
5. Ecofeminism and the Eating of Animals
6. The Feminist Traffic in Animals
7. Reflections on a Stripping Chimpanzee: On the Need to Integrate Feminism, Animal Defense, and Environmentalism

Part 3: From Misery to Grace
8. Bringing Peace Home: A Feminist Philosophical Perspective on the Abuse of Women, Children, and Pet Animals
9. Feeding on Grace: Institutional Violence, Feminist Ethics, and Vegetarianism
10. Beastly Theology: When Epistemology Creates Ontology
Coda

Appendix 1: Vestiges: 1992-93 by Susan kae Grant
Appendix 2: Feminists for Animal Rights