Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism, 10th Anniversary Edition (Enlarged/Expanded, 10th Anniversary)

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About the Author

Dr. Melanie Joy is a Harvard-educated psychologist, celebrated speaker, and the author of six books, including the award-winning Beyond Beliefs: A Guide to Improving Relationships and Communication for Vegans, Vegetarians, and Meat Eaters; Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation; and Getting Relationships Right. Her work has been featured in major media outlets around the world, and she has received a number of awards, including the Ahimsa Award - previously given to the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela - for her work on global nonviolence. Joy has given talks and trainings in over 50 countries, and she is also the founding president of the nonprofit organization Beyond Carnism. You can learn more about her at carnism.org.


"Melanie Joy's book [[is an important and groundbreaking contribution to the struggle for the welfare of animals. It]] explains eloquently how the global system of animal exploitation has been created, what keeps it going, and how it puts an unbearable burden on billions of creatures without most of us paying attention or feeling any need to change the situation. It helps us step outside the box of "carnism" so that we are better positioned to think critically and be a part of the solution, helping to create a more compassionate and sustainable world." --Yuval Harari, New York Times bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind--Yuval Harari