By Bob Torres
Making A Killing is bound to spark broad debate within the animal rights and anarchist routine 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 instantly line among capitalism and the oppressive approach of animal agribusiness. Drawing from social anarchist thought, 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 re-examine their tools and redirect their concentration. whereas his reviews of the animal rights pursuits' huge agencies would possibly not earn him acquaintances in excessive locations, such issues are the most important to protecting the flow on course and for combating stagnation.
Making a Killing is a vital paintings from a brand new voice in animal advocacy that would absolutely spark heated discussions among activists from all corners of the movement."—Ryan MacMichael, vegblog.org
"In creating a Killing: The Political economic climate of Animal Rights, Bob Torres takes a major and well timed examine the animal rights move, calling for an artificial method of all oppression, human and animal. His analytical framework attracts jointly Marxism, social anarchist thought, and an abolitionist method of animal rights to supply a well timed social research that would doubtless have profound results at the animal rights stream 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 certainty of human-nonhuman kinfolk before everything of the twenty first century. specifically, Making a Killing, makes very important a contribution to knowing the function of the valuables prestige of animals and the continued power of varied welfarist positions at the ethics—and certainly the economics—of the human utilisation of alternative animals. Making a Killing turns into required studying for social scientists and others attracted to smooth social events 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 publication i have been watching for. Making A Killing is an extraordinary and strong instance of quality scholarship, a searing critique, and energetic announcement of the rights of animals and people. you'll stroll clear of this ebook with a transparent knowing as to why social justice activities for individuals needs to take animal rights heavily, and vice versa. Bob Torres has ceaselessly deepened my puzzling over those relationships."—David Naguib Pellow, vegetarian, animal rights and anti-racist activist, and Professor of Ethnic experiences, college of California, San Diego; and writer of Garbage Wars: The fight for Environmental Justice in Chicago and Resisting international Toxics: Transnational pursuits for Environmental Justice
Bob Torres is assistant professor of sociology at St. Lawrence college, got 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 magazine.