Animal Spaces, Beastly Places
New Geographies of Human-Animal Relations
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Animal Spaces, Beastly Places by Chris Philo
Book DescriptionAnimal Spaces, Beastly Places examines how animals interact and relate with people in different ways. Using a comprehensive range of examples, which include feral cats and wild wolves, to domestic animals and intensively farmed cattle, the contributors explore the complex relations in which humans and non-human animals are mixed together. Our emotions involving animals range from those of love and compassion to untold cruelty, force, violence and power. As humans we have placed different animals into different categories, according to some notion of species, usefulness, domesticity or wildness. As a result of these varying and often contested orderings, animals are assigned to particular places and spaces. Animal Spaces, Beastly Places shows us that there are many exceptions and variations on the spatiality of human-animal spatial orderings, within and across cultures, and over time. It develops new ways of thinking about human animal interactions and encourages us to find better ways for humans and animals to live together.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415198462
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Philo
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This text provides an account of the relationship between domination and resistance within the parameters of geography. The book argues that practices of resistance cannot be separated from practices of domination, and that they are always entangled in some way.
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