Modern culture is obsessed with controlling women's bodies. Our
societies are saturated with images of unreal, idealised female
beauty whilst real female bodies and the women who inhabit them are
alienated from their own personal and political potential. Under
modern capitalism, women are both consumers and consumed: Meat
Market offers strategies for resisting this gory cycle of
consumption, exposing how the trade in female flesh extends into
every part of women's political selfhood.