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Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Kimberly K. Smith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

What is the role of government in protecting animal welfare? What principles should policy makers draw on as they try to balance animal welfare against human liberty? Much has been written in recent ... More


Trials

Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter offers an overview of the relationship between animals and the development of the American welfare state. It critiques the theory of “ethical extensionism,” which asserts that the ... More


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Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter addresses whether a liberal government may legitimately enforce our moral duties to animals, given the liberal principle of limited government. Liberal theory teaches that the purpose of ... More


Reform

Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter considers the potential tensions between liberal values, such as toleration and freedom of religion, and pursuing social reforms aimed at greater protection for animal welfare. Using the ... More


. Unconventional Religious Duties and the Good Life

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with the religious movement that was challenged by the Government of the United States in Reynolds v. United States (1878). It found, in biblical accounts of the lives of highly ... More


Policy-Enacting Amendments

John Dinan

in State Constitutional Politics: Governing by Amendment in the American States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226532783
eISBN:
9780226532950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532950.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, the third of three chapters analyzing policy-related state constitutional amendments, examines amendments that enact public policies. The purpose of the chapter is to identify policy ... More


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