9781780320960

The Ecological Hoofprint The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock

  • ISBN 13:

    9781780320960

  • ISBN 10:

    1780320965

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/03/2013
  • Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

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Summary

The meat on our plates kills the planet. With global mass production of livestock reaching ever higher levels to feed an exploding world population's demand, mankind's ecological hoofprint reaches critical heights. The Ecological Hoofprint provides a rigorous and eye-opening analysis of global livestock production. Following his previous groundbreaking Zed book 'The Global Food Economy', Tony Weis shows what this production means for the health of the planet, how it contributes to worsening human inequality and how it constitutes a profound but invisible aspect of the systemic violence.This book explains how the phenomenal growth and industrialization of livestock production is a central part of the accelerating biophysical contradictions of industrial capitalist agriculture and of ongoing and future food crises.

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