Considers the ramifications of the creation of legal obstacles to counter the advances of both environmental and animal activism.

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Law and Policy, Attitudes and Activism, Political Science
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An intimate, highly-detailed, first-hand account of the operations of a modern slaughterhouse, depicting treatment of both workers and animals and demonstrating how violence can be organized so as to...

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Animals in Agriculture, Political Science
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A political scientist who has written prolifically about animals argues here that our thinking about the proper way to treat animals should be rooted in concepts of justice. While acknowledging that...

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Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics, Political Science
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An overview of how animals resist in the context of capitalism, domestication, and colonization. Examines the ways in which animal resisters are portrayed, how their resistance disrupts both the...

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Political Science, Science and Sentience
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Argues for a 'sentientist cosmopolitan democracy': a global political system made up of overlapping local, national, regional and global communities comprised of human and non-human members who exist...

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Law and Policy, Political Science
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A political scientist examines the structure of animal protection legislation with an eye toward how the law treats different types of animals, particularly the tendency to favor those animals who are...

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Law and Policy, Political Science
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Explores the key animal welfare challenges facing China now, including animal agriculture, bear farming, and the trade and consumption of exotic wildlife, dog meat, and other controversial products...

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Law and Policy, Political Science, Sociology
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Political theory is the grounding for this analysis of the obligations that arise from the varied ways that animals relate to human societies and institutions. The authors assert that, since different...

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Law and Policy, Political Science
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