By Keith Tester
Animals and Society makes use of numerous historic assets and a coherent social idea to inform the tale of the discovery of animal rights. It strikes from incidents just like the medieval execution of pigs to a dialogue of the politics and methods of recent rights enterprises. The booklet additionally offers radical interpretations of nineteenth-century animal welfare legislation, and the debts of the Noble Savage. The insights generated through social technology are continually on the middle of the dialogue and the writer daws at the paintings of Michel Foucault, Norbert Elias, Claude Levi-Strauss and Mary Douglas. This wide-ranging and obtainable ebook presents a desirable account of the family among people and animals. It increases far-reaching questions about the philosophy, historical past and politics of animal rights.
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Animals and Society (RLE Social Theory): The Humanity of Animal Rights: Volume 3 (Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory) by Keith Tester