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Description - The Rise of Critical Animal Studies by Nik Taylor

As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform for the latest critical thinking on the condition and experience of animals. The volume is structured around four sections: * engaging theory * doing critical animal studies * critical animal studies and anti-capitalism * contesting the human, liberating the animal: veganism and activism. The Rise of Critical Animal Studies demonstrates the centrality of the contribution of critical animal studies to vitally important contemporary debates and considers future directions for the field. This edited collection will be useful for students and scholars of sociology, gender studies, psychology, geography, and social work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138125919
ISBN-10: 1138125911
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 286
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nik Taylor

Nik Taylor is an Associate Professor in Sociology at Flinders University in South Australia where she teaches and researches on human-animal relations. Richard Twine is a sociologist and has most recently held positions at the Universities of Glasgow and Lancaster.

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