The everyday resistance of vegetarianism

Samantha Kwan, Louise Marie Roth

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Abstract

Are we really what we eat? What is the relationship between the things we consume and the politics we practice? For example, while vegetarianism may be connected to obvious ethical considerations such as animal cruelty, what is its relationship to seemingly unrelated systems of power such as gender conformity and consumerism? Addressing this question raises new ideas about how individuals embody ideologies and how the body can be a site of everyday resistance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEmbodied Resistance
Subtitle of host publicationChallenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules
PublisherVanderbilt University Press
Pages186-196
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780826517869
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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