Examines the dramatic variance in the narratives assigned different animals in a high-intake animal shelter and how those narratives dictate their chances for survival. Argues that these inequalities...

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Animals as Companions, Sociology
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An early proponent of the idea that animals could be entitled to rights, Salt wrote: "If we are ever going to do justice to the lower races, we must get rid of the antiquated notion of a 'great gulf'...

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Philosophy and Ethics, Sociology, Attitudes and Activism
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A collection of writings from diverse academics from across the world, including pieces dealing with multiculturalism; group rights and the limits of tolerance; ethnocentrism and animals; racism and...

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Law and Policy, Sociology
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Examines the human-animal relationship and the laws designed to protect it and calls for consideration of why some harms to animals are defined as criminal, others as abusive but not criminal and...

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Law and Policy, Sociology
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Artist, social critic and disability rights and animal rights advocate Sunaura Taylor examines the question of how physical and mental capabilities contribute to our understanding of what it means to...

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Philosophy and Ethics, Sociology
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Focuses on the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals, argues that exploitation of other animals has always gone hand in hand with the oppression of women, people of color, and...

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Philosophy and Ethics, Sociology
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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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A textbook for a course in human–animal studies focusing on interactions between humans and animals within the family, the law, religion, politics, etc., including such topics as speciesism...

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Educational Resources, Sociology
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