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Melanie Joy, Ph.D.

Dr. Melanie Joy is a Harvard-educated psychologist, celebrated speaker, and the author of five 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 fifty countries, and she is also the founding president of the charitable organization Beyond Carnism. You can learn more about her work at

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows (Paperback)
         An Introduction to Carnism

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows 10th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)