Women and the Animal Rights Movement

Women and the Animal Rights Movement

by Emily Gaarder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813549682
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 772,972
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Emily Gaarder is an assistant professor in the sociology/anthropology department at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 Connecting Inequalities 1

2 The Road to Animal Activism 19

3 Where the Boys Aren't: The Predominance of Women in Animal Rights Activism 41

4 Risk and Reward: The Impact of Activism on Women's Lives 61

5 Gender Divisions in Labor, Leadership, and Legitimacy 87

6 "The Animals Come First": Using Sex(ism) to Sell Animal Rights 117

7 Connections, Contexts, and Conclusions 148

Sketch of the Women Activists Interviewed 157

Notes 161

Bibliography 167

Index 177

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