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Author Blanchette, Alex, author

Title Porkopolis : American animality, standardized life, & the factory farm / Alex Blanchette
Published Durham : Duke University Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource ( xviii, 298 pages)
Contents Boar. The Dover Flies -- The Herd : Intimate Biosecurity and Posthuman Labor -- Sow. Somos Puercos -- Stimulation : Instincts in Production -- Hog. Lutalyse -- Stockperson : Love, Muscles, and the Industrial Runt -- Carcass. Miss Wicked -- Biological System : Breaking In at the End of Industrial Time -- Viscera. Maybe Some Blood, but Mostly Grease -- Lifecycle : On Using All of the Porcine Species -- Epilogue: The (De-)Pigification of the World
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 01, 2020)
Subject Swine industry -- United States
Swine breeders -- United States
Factory farms -- United States
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States
Form Electronic book
Author EBSCOhost
LC no. 2019043394
ISBN 9781478012047