Human And Other Animals: Critical Perspectives by Bob CarterHuman And Other Animals: Critical Perspectives by Bob Carter

Human And Other Animals: Critical Perspectives

byBob Carter, Nickie Charles

Hardcover | October 4, 2011

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This collectionexamines human-animal relations and the different ways in which they can be understood, exploring animal rights and animal welfare; whether and under what circumstances animals are regarded as social actors with agency; media representations of human-animal relations; and the relation between animals and national identity.
BOB CARTER is Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of Warwick, UK. He is the author of Realism and Racism: Concepts of Race in Sociological Research and the co-author of Applied Linguistics as Social Science (with Alison Sealey). His most recent publication is Nature, Society and Environmental Crisis (co-e...
Title:Human And Other Animals: Critical PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pagesPublished:October 4, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230246591

ISBN - 13:9780230246591


Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures and Photos
Human-animal connections: An Introduction; B.Carter & N.Charles
The Eternal Return of Sociology's Repressed Biological Unconscious; S.Fuller
Animal Practices; J.Law & M.Miele
My Family and Other Animals: Pets as Kin; N.Charles & C.Davies
Contested Meanings and Canine Bodies; C.Molloy 
The Discursive Representation of Non-human Animals in a Culture of Denial; K.Morgan & M.Cole
Human Primacy Identity Politics, Nonhuman Animal Experiments and the Oppression of Nonhuman Animals; K.Peggs
'Most Farmers Prefer Blondes': Social Intersectionality and Species Relations; E.Cudworth 
A Good Kill: Socio-technical Organisations of Farm Animal Slaughter; M.Higgin, A.Evans & M.Miele 
An Improper Nature: Introduced Animals and 'Species Cleansing' in Australia; A.Franklin
On the Prowl with the Possum Posse: Nature and Nation in Aotearoa/New Zealand; P.Gruffudd
Power, Agency and a Different Future; B.Carter & N.Charles