Using the concept of guardianship for cognitively impaired human beings, broadens the traditional focus of animal rights beyond basic rights to life and bodily integrity to rights to the natural areas...

Topics: Law and Policy, Animals in the Wild
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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...

Topics: Political Science, Science and Sentience
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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...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics, Sociology
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Investigates the multibillion-dollar global exotic pet trade and the ways in which exotic pets are fetishized and commodified and calls for a “wild life” politics allowing animals to live for the sake...

Topics: Animals in the Wild, Animals as Companions, Geography
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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...

Topics: 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...

Topics: Educational Resources, Sociology
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An exploration from the early days of the modern animal movement regarding the treatment of animals in various philosophical traditions, the errors and misjudgments that led to animals being left out...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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A collection of pioneering essays focusing on a feminist perspective on the status of animals and offering support for the idea that the oppression of women is inextricably connected to the ways in...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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An overview of spiritual teachings from seven major religious traditions regarding ethical obligations toward animals.

Topics: Religion
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Rooted in the feminist animal care tradition, as well as feminist theories of embodiment and relationality, postcolonial theory, and critical animal studies, examines how Canadian (and, by extension...

Topics: Law and Policy
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