Animals & Ethics Products

  • Greening Criminology in the 21st Century

    Contemporary debates and future directions in the study of environmental harm

    Edited by Matthew Hall, Tanya Wyatt, Nigel South, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter, Jennifer Maher

    In the 21st century, environmental harm is an ever-present reality of our globalised world. Over the last 20 years criminologists, working alongside a range of other disciplines from the social and physical sciences, have made great strides in their understanding of how different institutions in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Green Criminology

  • The Animal and the Human in Ancient and Modern Thought

    The ‘Man Alone of Animals’ Concept

    By Stephen T. Newmyer

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis-à-vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More than human encounters

    By Katherine Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The British Army Regular Mounted Infantry 1880–1913

    By Andrew Winrow

    The regular Mounted Infantry was one of the most important innovations of the late Victorian and Edwardian British Army. Rather than fight on horseback in the traditional manner of cavalry, they used horses primarily to move swiftly about the battlefield, where they would then dismount and fight on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Animal Ethics Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Susan J. Armstrong, Richard G. Botzler

    The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time. It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Cryptozoology

    Exploring Encounters with Mysterious Creatures

    Edited by Samantha Hurn

    Cryptozoology is best understood as the study of animals which, in the eyes of Western science, are extinct, unclassified or unrecognised. In consequence, and in part because of its selective methods and lack of epistemological rigour, cryptozoology is often dismissed as a pseudo-science. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Birds and Creaturely Hierarchies in Renaissance Literature

    Shakespeare, Descartes, and Animal Studies

    By Rebecca Ann Bach

    This book explores how humans in the Renaissance lived with, attended to, and considered the minds, feelings, and sociality of other creatures. It examines how Renaissance literature and natural history display an unequal creaturely world: all creatures were categorized hierarchically. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • Animal Harm

    Perspectives on Why People Harm and Kill Animals

    By Angus Nurse

    Why do people harm, injure, torture and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Animal Cities

    Beastly Urban Histories

    Edited by Peter Atkins

    Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ’…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Brute Science

    Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation

    By Hugh LaFollette, Niall Shanks

    Brute Science investigates whether biomedical research using animals is, in fact, scientifically justified. Hugh LaFollette and Niall Shanks examine the issues in scientific terms using the models that scientists themselves use. They argue that we need to reassess our use of animals and, indeed,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10
    Routledge
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • Our Children and Other Animals

    The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

    By Matthew Cole, Kate Stewart

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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