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  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses examines the engagements and entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses as well as universals of ‘…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Critical Animal and Media Studies

    Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

    Edited by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole, Carrie P. Freeman

    This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and animal ethics from theoretical, philosophical, discursive…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Hardback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Navigating the Jungle

    Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement

    By Steven C. Tauber

    For much of our history, legal scholars focused predominantly on the law’s implications for human beings, while ignoring how the law influences animal welfare. Since the 1970s, however, there has been a steep increase in animal advocates’ use of the courts. Animal law has blossomed into a vibrant…

    Paperback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Animals, Welfare and the Law

    Fundamental Principles for Critical Assessment

    By Ian A. Robertson

    In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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