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A New Property Status for Animals: Equitable Self-Ownership

David Favre

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses issues concerning the awarding of new legal rights to nonhuman animals. It argues that animals should, in an important sense, be allowed to own themselves, and explains what ... More


On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

Stephen H. Webb

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152296
eISBN:
9780199849178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152296.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Many of us keep pet animals; we rely on them for companionship and unconditional love. For some people their closest relationships may be with their pets. In the wake of the animal rights movement, ... More


Desire and the Good in De Anima

Henry S. Richardson

in Essays on Aristotle's De Anima

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236009
eISBN:
9780191598104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823600X.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay presents an interpretation of the theory of animal movement that emphasizes the place Aristotle accords the good as the object of desire and the coordinate importance he assigns to desire ... More


Mass Extinction and Mass Slaughter: Biodiversity, Violence, and the Dangers of Domestication

Ursula K. Heise

in Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226358024
eISBN:
9780226358338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358338.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses intellectual and political tensions between biodiversity conservation and the animal welfare movement. Whereas both movements are centrally concerned with the welfare of ... More


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


The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Janet M. Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book investigates the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War, a time span encompassing the ... More


An introduction to animal movement

Lars-Anders Hansson and Susanne Åkesson (eds)

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter introduces the book and puts it into the context of how animals move by addressing different modes of movement, from sedentary to highly mobile organisms. The chapter also addresses ... More


Animal Movement Across Scales

Lars-Anders Hansson and Susanne Åkesson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This book takes a broad approach to animal movement across both temporal and spatial scales. Movement and migration on land, in the air, and in water are pervading features of animal life—from the ... More


NDVI and wildlife management

Nathalie Pettorelli

in The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199693160
eISBN:
9780191810145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693160.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on the relationship between the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and wildlife management, exploring the potential of the NDVI in understanding the factors that ... More


Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Animals that must hunt and kill for at least part of their living are inherently interesting to many people, and the role that carnivores play in biological communities attracts interest from ... More


The Ends of Legal Personhood

Angela Naimou

in Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Drawing from John Edgar Wideman’s Fanon, the epilogue reflects on how contemporary literature and art perform the work of salvaging the person from its legal histories. It examines the unlawful enemy ... More


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