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The first integrated theory of manhood's relationship to hunting, animal experimentation, and animal sacrifice In Brutal, Brian Luke explores the gender divide over our treatment of animals, exposing the central role of masculinity in systems of animal exploitation. Employing philosophical analysis, reference to empirical research, and relevant personal experience, Luke develops a new theory of how exploitative institutions do not work to promote human flourishing but instead merely act as support for a particular construction of manhood. The resulting work is of significant interest both to animal advocates and opponents of sexism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252074240
ISBN-10: 0252074246
Format: Paperback
(5817mm x 3887mm x 534mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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