Animals & Ethics Products

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    This book challenges the grand narrative of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Taking an animal studies approach to texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

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

  • 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

  • Experiments, Animal Bodies and Human Values

    By Kay Peggs

    Experiments, Animal Bodies and Human Values presents a sociological examination of the ethics of using animals in biomedical experiments, exploring the manner in which science and technology have sought to advance the human body project by using animals as a resource for human gain. Such scientific…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • 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

  • The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics

    Edited by Mary Rawlinson, Caleb Ward

    While the history of philosophy has traditionally given scant attention to food and the ethics of eating, in the last few decades the subject of food ethics has emerged as a major topic, encompassing a wide array of issues, including labor justice, public health, social inequity, animal rights and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Popular Culture and Legal Pluralism

    Narrative as Law

    By Wendy A Adams

    Drawing upon theories of critical legal pluralism and psychological theories of narrative identity, this book argues for an understanding of popular culture as legal authority, unmediated by translation into state law. In narrating our identities, we draw upon collective cultural narratives, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Humans, Animals and Biopolitics

    The more-than-human condition

    Edited by Kristin Asdal, Tone Druglitr, Steve Hinchliffe

    Human-animal co-existence is central to a politics of life, how we order societies, and to debates about who ’we’ humans think ’we’ are. In other words, our ways of understanding and ordering human-animal relations have economic and political implications and affect peoples’ everyday lives. By…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • The Ecology of the English Outlaw in Medieval Literature

    From Fen to Greenwood

    By Sarah Harlan-Haughey

    Arguing that outlaw narratives become particularly popular and poignant at moments of national ecological and political crisis, Sarah Harlan-Haughey examines the figure of the outlaw in Anglo-Saxon poetry and Old English exile lyrics such as Beowulf, works dealing with the life and actions of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination

    By Beryl Gray

    Fascinated by them, unable to ignore them, and imaginatively stimulated by them, Charles Dickens was an acute and unsentimental reporter on the dogs he kept and encountered during a time when they were a burgeoning part of the nineteenth-century urban and domestic scene. As dogs inhabited Dickens’s…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

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