Mason, Jim

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MASON, Jim. American, b. 1940. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, Animals/ Pets, Anthropology/Ethnology, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Ethics, Race relations, Theology/Religion, Women's studies and issues. Career: Writer, activist, and attorney. Called to the Bar of Connecticut, 1969, and Missouri, 1981. Bridgeport Legal Services, Bridgeport, CT, staff attorney, 1969-73; attorney in private family law practice, Westport, CT, 1973-80; Friends of Animals, NYC, vice president, 1976-80; Animals' Agenda (monthly magazine), Westport, CT, founder and editor, 1979-86; writer. Has lectured about animals, nature, and the environment to college audiences, religious groups, and agricultural organizations, among others. Publications: (with P. Singer) Animal Factories, 1980, rev. ed. as Animal Factories: What Agribusiness Is Doing to the Family Farm, the Environment, and Your Health, 1990; Intensive Husbandry Systems, Animal Food Products, and Human Health, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1990; An Unnatural Order: Uncovering the Roots of Our Domination of Nature and Each Other, 1993; An Unnatural Order: Why We Are Destroying the Planet and Each Other, 1997. Address: PO Box 381, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]