Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Stray: Human/animal Ethics In The Anthropocene by Barbara Creed

This powerfully compelling polemic explores the relationship between human and animal in the context of the stray. Working through examples from both art and literature, with reference to the work of prominent philosophers, the book examines the different ways in which human discourse has labelled animals and people as strays, as well as what human and animal strays have in common. Collectively, it argues for the concept of an anthropogenic stray - a new form of stray produced in and by the Anthropocene, that is, as a result of the effects of human actions on nature. In doing so, the author profoundly lays bare the astonishing contradictions at the heart of the Anthropocene condition, relating to our treatment of non-human animals, and the way dominant nations and groups treat other human beings, such as religious minorities, refugees and the homeless.

Buy Stray: Human/animal Ethics In The Anthropocene by Barbara Creed from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780909952907
ISBN-10: 0909952906
Format: Paperback / softback
(193mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Power Publications
Publisher: Power Publications
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

Book Reviews - Stray: Human/animal Ethics In The Anthropocene by Barbara Creed

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Stray: Human/animal Ethics In The Anthropocene book by Barbara Creed and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Barbara Creed

Barbara Creed is professor of cinema studies in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Her publications include The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis; Media Matrix: Sexing the New Reality; and Darwin's Screens: Evolutionary Aesthetics, Time and Sexual Display in the Cinema.

Books By Barbara Creed

Monstrous-Feminine by Barbara Creed
Hardback, September 2015
$198.90 $221.00
Body Trade by Barbara Creed
Hardback, May 2002
$138.60 $154.00
Darwin's Screens by Barbara Creed
Paperback / softback, October 2009
$44.99 $49.99