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Zoos and Sustainability: Can Zoos Go beyond Ethical Individualism to Protect Resilient Systems?

Bryan G. Norton

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Since the 1990s, there has been a lively discussion of the nature and contribution of zoos to conservation, today and in the future. Zoos--originally, menageries--have evolved to have four main foci: ... More


Animals and the Letter of the Law

Edgar Allan Poe

in Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161237
eISBN:
9780231531948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161237.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the relationship between human and animal subjectivity and how American literature engages with and critiques biopower. To this end, the chapter offers a reading of Edgar Allan ... More


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