Popular Media And Animals

Hardcover | August 15, 2011

byClaire Molloy

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How do mainstream film, television, advertising, videogames and newspapers engage with topics such as vivisection, hunting, animal performance, farming, meat eating and animal control? This book explores social, economic, ethical and cultural aspects of relationships between popular media forms and key animal issues.

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How do mainstream film, television, advertising, videogames and newspapers engage with topics such as vivisection, hunting, animal performance, farming, meat eating and animal control? This book explores social, economic, ethical and cultural aspects of relationships between popular media forms and key animal issues.

CLAIRE MOLLOY is Senior Lecturer in Media in the School of Arts and Media at University of Brighton, UK. She is the author of Memento, has published on various topics related to media and animals and is a Fellow of the Oxford Center for Animal Ethics.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.87 × 5.79 × 0.78 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230239242

ISBN - 13:9780230239241

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Table of Contents

Series Preface
Acknowledgements
'Animals Sell Papers': The Value of Animal Stories
Media and Animal Debates: Welfare, Rights, 'Animal Lovers' and Terrorists
Stars: Animal Performers
Wild: Authenticity and Getting Closer to Nature
Experimental: The Visibility of Experimental Animals
Farmed: Selling Animal Products
Hunted: Recreational Killing
Monsters: Horrors and Moral Panics
Beginning at the End: Re-Imagining Human-Animal Relations
Bibliography
Index