Counter-discourses and the relationship between humans and other animals

Stibbe, Arran (2005) Counter-discourses and the relationship between humans and other animals. Anthrozoos: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Interactions of People and Animals, 18 (1). pp. 3-17. ISSN 0892-7936

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Abstract

Several recent studies have critically analyzed discourses involved in the oppression and exploitation of nonhuman animals, including those of the meat industry and zoos. This article turns the spotlight oil counter-discourses, such as those of ecology and animal liberation, to ask if the alternatives they promote have the potential to contribute towards more harmonious relationships between humans and other animals. Despite their extreme importance in opposing oppressive discourses, the counter-discourses frequently share some of the basic assumptions of the discourses they criticize.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Author Keywords:animal rights; animals; discourse; ecology; environmentalism; relationships KeyWords Plus:Construction
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Liberal and Performance Arts > Literary and Critical Studies
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 19 May 2014 17:40
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2017 16:29
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/680

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