Journal article

The Promise of Ecological Regulation: The Case of Intensive Meat

Christine Parker, Fiona Haines, Laura Boehm

Jurimetrics | American Bar Association | Published : 2018

Abstract

Eating less intensive meat is a solution to many problems: to human and ecological health and to the intense cruelty visited upon the millions of intensively bred animals across the globe. This Article outlines the contribution regulation makes to this problem and how it might be part of the solution. It begins by summarizing why intensive meat production generates so many problems that cut across regulatory domains. It then shows how current forms of regulation fail to grapple with the intersecting harms generated by intensive meat, highlighting the need for an ecological makeover for regulation itself. Further, regulation, as an instrumental form of law and policy implementation, neglects ..

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