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Parallel Lives of Women and Cows Meat Markets

ISBN-10: 0230115187

ISBN-13: 9780230115187

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jean O'Malley Halley

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Description:

Weaving together a social history of the American beef industry withher ownaccount of growing up in the shadow of her grandfather’s cattle business, Halley juxtaposes the two worlds and creates a link between the meat industry and her own experience of the formation of gender and sexuality through family violence.
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/31/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 188
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
A Brief History Told in Carpets
Introduction
The Wire
Where the Cows Came From
Dreams of the Past
Where the Irish, Where My Family, Came From
Genealogy: My Family Tumbling Through Time
And My Gram
The Production of Animal Life: The Early American Cattle Business
Visiting Little America
This I Know
The Production of Girl Life and the Lives of Girls
A Special Occasion Dinner
On the Ability to See Rabbits: Stories Involving a Girl, Her Grandmothers, and Aging Vision
My Grandmother and the Cleaning Lady
The Lives of Cows
Slaughterhouses and the Death of a Cow
And Violence
My Not-Eating Sickness
To Speak of My Mother
There Is No Returning Home
Notes
Bibliography
Biographical statement
Index