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Carol J. Adams

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Biography and Personal Life:
Carol J. Adams was born in New York in 1951 and raised in Forestville, New York.
– She attended the University of Rochester and Yale Divinity School.
– Adams discovered vegetarianism after a hunting accident involving her family pony.
– She served as the executive director of Chautauqua County Rural Ministry.
– Adams currently lives in Texas with her husband, Reverend Dr. Bruce Buchanan.

Career and Notable Works:
– Adams is a feminist-vegan, advocate, activist, and independent scholar.
– Her notable works include ‘The Sexual Politics of Meat,’ ‘Animals and Women,’ and ‘The Pornography of Meat.’
– She is a pioneer of feminist care theory in animal ethics.
– Adams advocates for the ethical treatment of animals and continues to work on projects related to care philosophy and animal activism.

Recognition and Influence:
– Adams was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame in 2011.
– She has been recognized for her contributions to feminist theory and animal rights advocacy.
– Adams’ work has influenced discussions on the objectification of women and animals in society.
– Her theories have sparked conversations on social justice and ethical treatment of all beings.

Activism and Advocacy:
– Adams advocates for social justice, feminism, and animal rights.
– She explores the connection between feminism, vegetarianism, and activism.
– Adams supports animal rights and promotes veganism.
– Her activism influences her writing and theoretical voice.

Publications and Scholarly Contributions:
– Adams has authored several books, including ‘Living Among Meat Eaters’ and ‘Burger.’
– Her scholarly articles and interviews have been published in various platforms.
– Adams’ works address feminism, animal defense, violence, and vegetarianism.
– Further reading includes articles like ‘Ecofeminism and the Eating of Animals’ and ‘Terrorizing the loved pets of women.’

Carol J. Adams (Wikipedia)

Carol J. Adams (born 1951) is an American writer, feminist, and animal rights advocate. She is the author of several books, including The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (1990) and The Pornography of Meat (2004), focusing in particular on what she argues are the links between the oppression of women and that of non-human animals. She was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame in 2011.

Carol J. Adams
Adams speaks at the Intersectional Justice Conference, March 2016
Born1951 (age 72–73)
New York, U.S.
Alma mater
Notable work
SpouseRev. Dr. Bruce Buchanan
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