This collection situates feminist animal care theory within feminist theory as well as within the debate over animal rights. In Beyond Animal Rights, the editors had introduced the feminist "ethic of care" theory into philosophical discussions of the treatment of animals.
A deep dive into one of the thorniest questions in contemporary animal activism: What are the differences, and similarities, between violent animal exploitation and abortion of human fetuses and how should that affect the laws regulating both? The authors tackle these questions from both a theoretical and strategic vantage point.
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, preservation of animals in the wild, domestication, factory farming, etc.
With a strong emphasis on Simone Weil’s conception of vulnerability as a “mark of existence," this book reimagines a poetics that begins with the vulnerability of bodies, rather than the omnipotence of thought. Turning to literature, film and other cultural texts, Pick proposes a "creaturely" approach based on the shared embodiedness of humans and animals, rather than the more familiar human inventory of consciousness, language, morality, and dignity.
A comparative and interdisciplinary collection setting forth how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art.