Calls for an activist ethic that moves beyond relationality and entanglement and toward an ethic of exclusion rooted in resolving the tensions between theory and practice.
A documentary about an animal activist who has devoted himself to opposing MarineLand, a Canadian aquatic theme park.
Written for a popular audience, this book examines the question of why most people's consumption behaviors are not in line with their ethical beliefs regarding the treatment of animals.
An interdisciplinary examination of the foundations of our moral attitudes toward animals, drawing from philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, law, history, sociology, economics, and anthropology to posit that humans have an enduring concern that animals pose a threat to our humanness that creates psychological obstacles in meeting ethical demands toward animals.
Brings together academics and activists to theorize on human-animal relations, animal advocacy, and the factors underlying exploitative behaviors towards animals that are in apparent contradiction to stated attitudes of care and compassion. In particular, using the social and behavorial sciences, this book examines how our thinking about animals is connected to our thinking about human intergroup relations and the dehumanization of human groups.
Written for a popular audience, this book examines the growing recognition of sophisticated sentience in a wide variety of animals and explores the opportunities we have in everyday life to improve their lives.
Using data from biographical interviews with vegans, this book tracks the influence of family, faith, sexuality, gender, music, culture, embodiment and activism in decisions regarding the consumption of animals and highlights the hostility vegans sometimes experience and its impact on identity and biography.
The Human Animal Earthling Identity: Shared Values Unifying Human Rights, Animal Rights, and Environmental Movements
Advocates for all social movements to collectively foster a cultural shift in human identity away from an egoistic anthropocentrism (human-centered outlook) and toward a more holistic valuing of species and ecological systems. Freeman is also the author of Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights (Rodopi, 2014), which argues for “ideological authenticity” in attempts to persuade people to stop eating animals.
Biography of the anti-cruelty crusader and founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
A historical and contemporary analysis of veganism as a rising socio-political force as well as our future co-existence with other animals based in concepts derived from geography, critical animal studies and feminist theory.