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The Resource Species matters : humane advocacy and cultural theory, edited by Marianne DeKoven and Michael Lundblad

Species matters : humane advocacy and cultural theory, edited by Marianne DeKoven and Michael Lundblad

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Species matters : humane advocacy and cultural theory
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Species matters
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humane advocacy and cultural theory
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edited by Marianne DeKoven and Michael Lundblad
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Language
eng
Summary
The question of the animal has preoccupied an increasing number of humanities, science, and social science scholars in recent years, and important work continues to expand the burgeoning field of animal studies. However, a key question still needs to be explored: Why has the academy struggled to link advocacy for animals to advocacy for various human groups? Within cultural studies, in which advocacy can take the form of a theoretical intervention, scholars have resisted arguments that add ""species"" to race, class, gender, sexuality, disability, and other human-identity categories as a
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Species matters : humane advocacy and cultural theory, edited by Marianne DeKoven and Michael Lundblad
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Species matters : humane advocacy and cultural theory, edited by Marianne DeKoven and Michael Lundblad
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/deko15282
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Animality and Advocacy; 1. Species Matters, Humane Advocacy: In the Promising Grip of Earthly Oxymorons; 2. Humane Advocacy and the Humanities: The Very Idea; 3. Consequences of Humanism, or, Advocating What?; 4. Archaeology of a Humane Society: Animality, Savagery, Blackness; 5. What Came Before The Sexual Politics of Meat: The Activist Roots of a Critical Theory; 6. Compassion: Human and Animal; 7. Down with Dualism! Two Millennia of Debate About Human Goodness; Addendum to Down with Dualism! Two Millennia of Debate About Human Goodness (2010)
  • 8. Avoid Being Abstract When Making Policies on the Welfare of AnimalsContributors; Index
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1 online resource (vi, 230 pages)
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online
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9780231526838
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