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Just Hierarchy between Humans and Animals: Subordination Without Cruelty

Daniel A. Bell and Wang Pei

in Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200897
eISBN:
9780691200880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200897.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers human relations with the animal kingdom. Throughout much of human history, most cultural and religious traditions—with some notable exceptions, such as Daoism—have valued ... More


Bull-baiting: intellectual history

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attempts to establish the extent of concern for animal suffering during eighteenth-century England. An intellectual history of this sport is provided. It looks at the rapid emergence of ... More


Comparative Vantage Points of Extraterritorial Animal Law

Charlotte E. Blattner

in Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the Challenges of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190948313
eISBN:
9780190948344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948313.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 9 provides legislators with a full description of the comparative advantages of applying animal law across the border. It first clarifies the scope of extraterritorial jurisdiction by ... More


Feeling for Dogs in the War on Terror

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is animated by a single event: a March 2008 cell phone video depicting a U.S. Marine cooing over a live puppy, which surfaced on YouTube and promptly went viral. The video is ... More


Revels' End: The Tempest and After

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Tempest is Shakespeare’s final staging of the link between stage, stake and scaffold, which broke down after the Restoration. The indeterminacy of the play’s setting – ... More


Introduction: The Legend of Mary Ellen Wilson

in The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226652016
eISBN:
9780226652023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652023.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the history of child protection in the U.S. during the Gilded Age. It describes the case of Mary Ellen Wilson, a child ... More


Introduction: Writing Embodied Histories: Humans and Non-Humans in Nature, Science, and Imperialism

Samiparna Samanta

in Meat, Mercy, and Morality: Animals and Humanitarianism in Colonial Bengal, 1850–1920

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190129132
eISBN:
9780190993948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129132.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This tale of animals and Empire in colonial Calcutta rests at the intersection of three scholarships: history of science/medicine, environmental history and urban history. The introduction situates ... More


Animal Farms, Animal Activism: The Emergence of Factory Farms and Its Opposition

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

in Compassion, by the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199551163
eISBN:
9780191808593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551163.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discuses animal activism. Animal activism has been around since the nineteenth century when the actions of powerful interest groups enforced the first modern animal welfare laws. Sir ... More


Historicizing Humanitarianism in Colonial India

Samiparna Samanta

in Meat, Mercy, Morality: Animals and Humanitarianism in Colonial Bengal, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190129132
eISBN:
9780190993948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129132.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Drawing on pre-colonial and colonial sources, this chapter lays out the larger historical context of humanitarianism. By tracing how animals were perceived in Vedic ontology, 19th-century Bengali ... More


Animal Skins

Constance Classen

in The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034930
eISBN:
9780252094408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034930.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how humans dealt with animals through the sense of touch. After all, intimate contact with animals was part of daily life in the premodern world. They were everywhere; and ... More


(Human) Nature, Red in Tooth and Claw

Reiko Ohnuma

in Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190637545
eISBN:
9780190637576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637545.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the thinking, speaking, highly anthropomorphized animals found in previous-life stories of the Buddha (jātakas)—more specifically, those that populate the Pāli ... More


Bestiality

Stuart P. Green

in Criminalizing Sex: A Unified Liberal Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507483
eISBN:
9780197507513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507483.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The focus of this chapter is on bestiality, involving sex between humans and nonhuman animals. Some animal rights and feminist scholars have suggested that bestiality should be thought of as a form ... More


“I Am a Bit of a Pharisee”: Georgia, 1875–1880

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1875 Mary Edwards Bryan returned to Atlanta to work at The Sunny South. Chapter 12 relates the circumstances of her life for the next five years, including the whiffs of scandal that greeted her ... More


Explaining China's Wildlife Crisis: Cultural Tradition or Politics of Development

Peter J. Li

in Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925332
eISBN:
9780226925363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925363.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the unprecedented exploitation and abuse of wildlife animals in China. It cites examples such as brutal farming operations that victimize tigers, bears, and fur animals; shark ... More


Custom

Robert Colls

in This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 looks at ‘custom’ from the point of view of the Poor who by and large saw it as a vital part of who they were and where they lived. Between 1833 and 1840 the National Society for the ... More


Political Captivity

Lauren Gazzola

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses one aspect of one person’s experience in a US federal prison. The author is an animal rights activist imprisoned as a result of her participation in the antivivisection Stop ... More


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