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Vegetarianism: Movement Or Moment: Promoting A Lifestyle For Cult Change
by Donna Maurer
Vegetarianism seems to be increasing in popularity and acceptance in the United States and Canada, yet, quite surprisingly, the percentage of the population practicing vegetarian diets has not changed dramatically over the past 30 years. People typically view vegetarianism as a personal habit or food choice, even though organizations in North America have been promoting ve ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 9th 2002 by Temple University Press
(first published 2002)
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Academic treatment of vegetarianism as a cultural movement that grew strongly in North America in the 1960's and 1970's, and then remained at a stable number of core supporters. The author distills her research among veg groups to define three reasons people become vegetarian: health, ethics, environment. Based on her research, vegetarians are more concerned with health, while vegans focus on the morality of eating animals. As for the future of the movement, she shows that it will be difficult t ...more
Good book the sections I read! Though did not really work with my school assignment paper! Less about vegetarians & more about the Ecofeminist & society so great source though not used in paper & not what I consider 'fun read' so once paper shifted focused so did I! Support vegetarian though learned a lot!!!!