Animal Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

Dr. Wrenn’s full list of publications is available here.

Book Chapters

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Toward a Vegan Feminist Theory of the State.” Pp. 201-230, in Animal Oppression and Capitalism, edited by D. Nibert. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Press.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “Human Supremacy, Post-Speciesist Ideology, and the Case for Anti-Colonialist Veganism.” Pp. 55-70, in Animals in Human Society, edited by D. L. Moorehead.  Lanham, MD:  University Press of America/Hamilton Books.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “The Weight of Veganism.” Pp. 164-165, in The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror, edited by Laura Wright. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism.” Society & Animals 26 (4). Online first. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341544.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “College Student Literacy of Food Animal Slaughter in the United States.” International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food 24 (2): 215-228.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “How to Help When It Hurts? Think Systemic.” Animal Studies Journal 7 (1): 149-179.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Fat Vegan Politics: A Survey of Fat Vegan Activists’ Online Experiences with Social Movement Sizeism.” Fat Studies 6 (1): 90-102. DOI: 10.1080/21604851.2017.1242359.

Wrenn, C. L.  2017.  “Skeptics and the ‘White Stuff’:  Promotion of Cows’ Milk and Other Nonhuman Animal Products in the Skeptic Community as Normative Whiteness.”  Relations:  Beyond Anthropocentrism 5 (1): 73-81.

Wrenn, C. L. 2015. “The Land of Meat and Potatoes? Exploring Ireland’s Vegan and Vegetarian Foodscape.” Preprint, DOI: 10.31235/osf.io/t83yg

Wrenn, C. L.  2014.  “Fifty Shades of Oppression:  Unexamined Sexualized Violence against Women and Other Animals.”  Relations:  Beyond Anthropocentrism 2 (1):  135-139.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.  “Nonhuman Animal Rights, Alternative Food Systems, and the Non-Profit Industrial Complex.”  Phaenex:  Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture 8 (2):  209-242. DOI: 10.22329/p.v8i2.4093.

Wrenn, C. L.  2011.  “Resisting the Globalization of Speciesism:  Vegan Abolitionism as a Site for Consumer-Based Social Change.”  Journal for Critical Animal Studies 9(3):  9-27.

Book Reviews

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-activism.” Social Movement Studies 19 (1): 107-108. DOI: 10.1080/14742837.2019.1630268.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “The Economic Toll of the Nonhuman Animal Agricultural Industry and a Meat Tax to Combat It.” Society and Animals 26 (6): 639-643. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341573.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Mobilizing food: A review of Building Nature’s Market.” Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. 8 (3): 207-211. DOI: 10.5304/jafscd.2018.083.010.

Theses

Wrenn, C. L.  2008.  Powerlessness and Pollution in Alleghany County, Virginia:  A Historical Analysis of Paternalism and Economic Coercion in Appalachia and its Relationship with Environmental Degradation (Master’s thesis).  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Conference Presentations

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Animalizing AppalachiaEnvironmental History Workshop. Online. September 7.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “The Land of Meat and Potatoes? Animal Agriculture and Veganism in the Irish Discourse.Thinking about Animals. St. Catharines, ON. March 2.

Wrenn, C. L. 2016. “Fat Vegan Politics: The Hyper-Visibility and Invisibility of Vegans of Size in Online Activist Spaces.Gender, Bodies & Technology. Roanoke, VA. April 22.

Op-Eds

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Letter from ChairAmerican Sociological Association Animals & Society Section Newsletter, Spring.

Wrenn, C. L. 2020. “Is Sociology Ready to take Animals Seriously Now?British Sociological Association’s Everyday Society, April 16.

Wrenn, C. L. 2019. “Letter from ChairAmerican Sociological Association Animals & Society Section Newsletter, Autumn.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Health Benefits of Veganism.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Positively Engaging Your Non-Vegan Family.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “Veganism and the Environment.” VegFund Blog.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Sexual Politics of Veganism.” Pacific Standard.

Wrenn, C. L. 2013. “The Sexual Politics of Veganism.” Sociological Images.

Nibert, D., C. Wrenn, and C. Glasser. 2012. “Animal Exploration.” American Sociological Association Footnotes.


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