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Vegan Geographies

Spaces Beyond Violence, Ethics Beyond Speciesism

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  •    35.00 paperback
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  •    352 pages
  •    6 x 9
  •    Paperback, eBook
  • Paperback ISBN  978-1-59056-658-9
  • eBook ISBN  978-1-59056-659-6
  • Publisher: Lantern Publishing & Media
  • Publication Date: March 2022


Fourteen chapters from international geographers and cultural analysts, academic and otherwise, on veganism as a conceptual and physical space.

Veganism as an ethics and a practice has a recorded history dating back to Antiquity. Yet, it is only recently that researchers have begun the process of formalizing the study of veganism. Whereas occasional publications have recently emerged from sociology, history, philosophy, cultural studies, or critical animal studies, a comprehensive geographical analysis is missing. Until now. In fourteen chapters from a diverse group of scholars and living practitioners, Vegan Geographies looks across space and scale, exploring the appropriateness of vegan ethics among diverse social and cultural groups, and within the midst of broader neoliberal economic and political frameworks that seek to commodify and marketize the movement. Vegan Geographies fundamentally challenges outdated but still dominant human–nature dualisms that underpin widespread suffering and ecological degradation, providing practical and accessible pathways for people interested in challenging contemporary systems and working collectively toward less destructive worlds.

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