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Introduction: Animal Labour and the Quest for Interspecies Justice

Charlotte Blattner, Kendra Coulter, and Will Kymlicka

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The question of animal labour has emerged as an important topic in both the academic study of human–animal relations and in public debates about the rights of animals. While the human use of animal ... More


The Turin Horse: Animal Labour and Lines of Flight

Laura McMahon

in Animal Worlds: Film, Philosophy and Time

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474446389
eISBN:
9781474464710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446389.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tarr and Hranitzky’s The Turin Horse opens with a voiceover recounting Nietzsche’s apocryphal encounter with animal suffering – a horse being beaten in the streets of Turin on 3 January 1889. The ... More


Alienation and Animal Labour

Omar Bachour

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

An analysis of alienated animal labour has much to contribute to our understanding of the systems of animal oppression under capitalism. However, the humanist model of alienated labour which ... More


Toward Humane Jobs and Work-Lives for Animals

Kendra Coulter

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the idea of animals having humane jobs. The concept of humane jobs has been proposed primarily to help conceptualize and propel good work for people which also benefits animals. ... More


Down on the Farm: Status, Exploitation, and Agricultural Exceptionalism

Jessica Eisen

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter challenges the strategy of seeking material improvements for animals through recognition of animals as ‘workers’ or ‘labourers’, especially as this strategy may relate to farmed animals. ... More


Animal Capital

Alan Mikhail

in Under Osman's Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427171
eISBN:
9780226427201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427201.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Through an examination of the role of domesticated animals as forms of property in rural Ottoman Egypt, this chapter argues that historians of the early modern Muslim world must pay greater attention ... More


Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Charlotte E. Blattner, Kendra Coulter, and Will Kymlicka (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For centuries, animals have worked alongside humans in a wide variety of workplaces, yet they are rarely recognized as workers or accorded labour rights. Many animal rights advocates have argued that ... More


Animal Labour in a Post-Work Society

Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Labour has been associated historically with a cluster of values, including individual security, self-development and freedom, social standing and recognition, and meaning. Insofar as these values ... More


From Dog Eaters to Mule Beaters: Representing the Accused as Alien Other

Janet M. Davis

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores how acts of animal kindness and cruelty were markers of American belonging and exclusion in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Journalists, SPCA officers, the ... More


Conservation Canines: Exploring Dog Roles, Circumstances, and Welfare Status

Renée D’Souza, Alice Hovorka, and Lee Niel

in Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interspecies Justice?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846192
eISBN:
9780191881350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846192.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For centuries, dogs have played a key role in the lives of humans both as companions as well as working animals. In recent years, the value of dogs in environmental work has been documented in the ... More


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