Call for Chapters – Cooptation of Direct Action and Veganism: Critical Animal Studies Perspectives

Call for Chapters for “Cooptation of Direct Action and Veganism: Critical Animal Studies Perspectives” book. This will be the first book on the topic of challenging how organizations and activists through the efforts of respectability politics and the rise of the nonprofit industrial complex coopt veganism into a diet and not about liberation and how direct action has become a catch phrase for social change and not direct liberation and property destruction defined by the Animal liberation Front. The book will be published by Peter Lang Publishing.

The book is interested in topics that include, but not limited to:

  • Neoliberalism
  • Nonprofit Industrial Complex
  • Critical Animal Studies in Action
  • Opportunism
  • Narcissism
  • Capitalism
  • Marketing versus Outreach
  • Community versus Target Audience
  • Legal versus Illegal
  • Respectability Politics
  • Popularity
  • Social Media
  • Revolution versus Reform
  • Transformative change
  • Healing
  • Community Building
  • Activism
  • Social Justice
  • Community Organizing


Format of Chapter:

  • APA style
  • No headers
  • No footers
  • No footnotes
  • No endnotes
  • 12 point font
  • 1 inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • Times Roman font
  • No cover page
  • No page numbers


Deadline October 1, 2019 for submissions



  • Title
  • Biography 80 to 100 words third person in one paragraph
  • Abstract 200 to 250 words

Send to: Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II – subject line “Critical Animal Criminology book”