By Bob Torres
Recommend to the common leftist that animals could be a part of broader liberation struggles and—once they cease laughing—you'll end up casually brushed aside. With a spotlight on exertions, estate, and the lifetime of commodities, Making a Killing comprises key insights into the large nature of domination, strength, and hierarchy. It explores the intersections among human and animal oppressions when it comes to the exploitative dynamics of capitalism. Combining nuts-and-bolts Marxist political economic climate, a pluralistic anarchist critique, in addition to a searing evaluate of the animal rights flow, Bob Torres demanding situations traditional anti-capitalist pondering and convincingly advocates for the abolition of animals in industry—and at the dinner plate.
Making A Killing is certain to spark vast debate within the animal rights and anarchist events for years to come.
Table Of Contents:
I Taking Equality Seriously
II Chained Commodities
III estate, Violence, and the Roots of Oppression
IV Animal Rights and Wrongs
V you can't purchase the Revolution
Advance compliment for Making A Killing
"Bob Torres' Making a Killing attracts a really immediately line among capitalism and the oppressive approach of animal agribusiness. Drawing from social anarchist conception, Torres presents a resounding argument that during order to struggle animal exploitation, we also needs to struggle capitalism and, in doing so, animal rights activists might want to think again their equipment and redirect their concentration. whereas his reviews of the animal rights movements' huge enterprises would possibly not earn him neighbors in excessive locations, such concerns are an important to retaining the circulation on course and for combating stagnation.
Making a Killing is a vital paintings from a brand new voice in animal advocacy that may absolutely spark heated discussions among activists from all corners of the movement."—Ryan MacMichael, vegblog.org
"In creating a Killing: The Political financial system of Animal Rights, Bob Torres takes a huge and well timed examine the animal rights flow, calling for a man-made method of all oppression, human and animal. His analytical framework attracts jointly Marxism, social anarchist concept, and an abolitionist method of animal rights to supply a well timed social research that may without doubt have profound results at the animal rights flow literature."—Gary L. Francione
Distinguished Professor of legislations, Rutgers University
"Bob Torres's socioeconomic research of nonhuman animal use is a welcome and critical addition to the knowledge of human-nonhuman relatives at first of the twenty first century. particularly, Making a Killing, makes important a contribution to realizing the function of the valuables prestige of animals and the continued energy of varied welfarist positions at the ethics—and certainly the economics—of the human utilisation of alternative animals. Making a Killing becomes required examining for social scientists and others attracted to glossy social activities and the socioeconomic forces that form their actions and their claims-making."—Dr. Roger Yates, Lecturer in sociology at collage university, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
"This is the e-book I've been looking forward to. Making A Killing is an extraordinary and strong instance of first-class scholarship, a searing critique, and energetic statement of the rights of animals and people. you'll stroll clear of this ebook with a transparent figuring out as to why social justice activities for individuals needs to take animal rights heavily, and vice versa. Bob Torres has perpetually deepened my wondering those relationships."—David Naguib Pellow, vegetarian, animal rights and anti-racist activist, and Professor of Ethnic experiences, collage of California, San Diego; and writer of Garbage Wars: The fight for Environmental Justice in Chicago and Resisting worldwide Toxics: Transnational activities for Environmental Justice
Bob Torres is assistant professor of sociology at St. Lawrence college, acquired his PhD from Cornell, and is co-author of Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World. His writings have seemed in Critical Sociology, The magazine of Latinos and Education, International magazine of Occupational and Environmental Health, and Satya journal.
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