An Intersectional Social Justice Approach for Liberation
Edited By Anthony J. Nocella, John Sorenson, Kim Socha and Atsuko Matsuoka
Advance praise for Defining Critical Animal Studies
“Defining Critical Animal Studies is the type of book that everyone should read—not just animal rights activists, but also the naysayers, fence-sitters, and uninformed. And why? Because this book is educational, enlightening, and transformative. It literally alters how we see and understand the issues of human and nonhuman relations, equality, democracy, food, consumption, activism, and social movements. And the book accomplishes this task by practicing what it preaches: bringing together a variety of scholars and activists, both old and new, that address the theoretical, practical, political, and personal intersections of animal liberation.”
—Jason Del Gandio, Author of Rhetoric for Radicals:A Handbook for 21st Century Activists
“Through their work in this excellent volume, the editors and contributors give me hope that perhaps all is not lost for our species. But then I think, what kind of society marginalizes, harasses, and surveils these kinds of people as terrorists, but valorizes and rewards the real radicals and the real terrorists whose blood-lust for profits has normalized the systematic torture, oppression, and genocide of creatures unfortunate enough not to have been born human? As long as the latter group retains the backing of state violence, they’ll continue super-sizing us toward extinction.”
—David Gabbard, Professor of Education, Boise State University
“Defining Critical Animal Studies comes at a moment when the devastating effects of climate change, the loss of species in the current sixth mass extinction, the overconsumption of the earth’s resources, endless toxic...
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