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Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Kathy Rudy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers ... More


Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Lisa Uddin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic ... More


What’s behind Animal Advocacy?

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter reviews current philosophical approaches to animal advocacy by focusing on the competing methodologies of rights, utilitarianism, welfare, and animal studies. The first three methods ... More


from Object to Subject: Animals in Scientific Research

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the debate over the use of animals in scientific research, with animal rights proponents arguing that scientists “kill” or “murder” animals and scientists insisting that they ... More


Epilogue: Metacognition, Self-awareness, and the Mind

Nathan H. Lents

in Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178327
eISBN:
9780231541756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178327.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Given the emotional and social complexity of animals, it appears that they engage in much more higher cognitive functioning than previously thought. Animals may be metacognitive, self-aware, and have ... More


The Love of A Dog: Of Pets and Puppy Mills, Mixed Breeds and Shelters

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores what emotional connections between humans and their pets do or could look like. New trends in animal studies indicate that the intimate connections humans have with domesticated ... More


The Animal on Your Plate: Farmers, Vegans, and Locavores

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the debate over the consumption of animals. The vast majority of our animal products come from “factory farms” or CAFOs (confined or concentrated animal feeding operations): ... More


Where the Wild Things Ought to Be: Sanctuaries, Zoos, and Exotic Pets

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explains how the intense power of love and affect for wildlife can expand our ethical thinking about animals in general. Using the way we feel about certain wild animals, such as exotic ... More


Clothing Ourselves in Stories of Love: Affect and Animal Advocacy

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how the affective power of love can transform the way we use animals as clothing and help build a contemporary animal advocacy movement. Debates rage between abolitionists, ... More


Conclusion: Trouble in the Pack

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This book has used narratives to argue for the critical importance of “being with” animals in a way that is based on affect, and now concludes with one more true and heartfelt story that illustrates ... More


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