Download e-book for iPad: Animals and Society (RLE Social Theory): The Humanity of by Keith Tester

By Keith Tester

Animals and Society makes use of a number of ancient resources and a coherent social thought to inform the tale of the discovery of animal rights. It strikes from incidents just like the medieval execution of pigs to a dialogue of the politics and techniques of contemporary rights enterprises. The booklet additionally provides radical interpretations of nineteenth-century animal welfare legislation, and the debts of the Noble Savage. The insights generated by way of social technological know-how are continually on the center of the dialogue and the writer daws at the paintings of Michel Foucault, Norbert Elias, Claude Levi-Strauss and Mary Douglas. This wide-ranging and available ebook offers a desirable account of the kinfolk among people and animals. It increases far-reaching questions about the philosophy, historical past and politics of animal rights.

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