Necroeconomics: Power, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Human-Animal Relations
Theses | Contributor(s): Jan Dutkiewicz
This paper is an innovative addition to the ongoing debate about human-animal relations. It approaches the topic from the perspective of political economy rather than moral philosophy and seeks to provide an explanatory framework combining commodification of animals and death in the global...
The "Right to Autonomous Agency" and the "Right to Exit/ Sever Relationships": Theorizing our Obligations to Companion Animals in a Post-Animal Rights World
Theses | Contributor(s): Shitangshu Roy
This thesis expands on the model presented in Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka’s Zoopolis for how companion animals might be treated as co-citizens in a post-Animal Rights world. I will attempt to clarify the distinct political obligations owed to companion animals throughout their...
Animal Lovers, Bridge-Builders, and Supervising Watchdogs: Framing and Civil Society Construction by Japanese Pro-Animal Organizations in the Kansai and Tokyo Areas
Theses | Contributor(s): Pilvi Ahonen
Unlike their counterparts in Europe and America, the citizen organizations acting for the well-being of animals in Japan have not received scholarly attention. In this research, I explore the activities of twelve Japanese pro-animal organizations in Tokyo and Kansai area from the...
Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kutte Jonsson
The fact that horses play an essential role for equestrian sports raises rather specific ethical concerns. Questions like what should be morally permissible to do to (non-consenting) nonhumans for the sake of human interests become urgent. Is it not an example of (animal) rights violation to...
Animal Welfare: Freedoms, Dominions and "A Life Worth Living"
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John Webster
This opinion paper considers the relative validity and utility of three concepts: the Five Freedoms (FF), Five Domains (FD) and Quality of Life (QoL) as tools for the analysis of animal welfare. The aims of FF and FD are different but complementary. FD seeks to assess the impact of the physical...
Cecil: A Moment or a Movement? Analysis of Media Coverage of the Death of a Lion, Panthera leo
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David W. Macdonald, Kim S. Jacobsen, Dawn Burnham, Paul J. Johnson, Andrew J. Loveridge
The killing of a satellite-tagged male lion by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe in July 2015 provoked an unprecedented media reaction. We analyse the global media response to the trophy hunting of the lion, nicknamed “Cecil”, a study animal in a long-term project run by Oxford...
The challenges of protecting animals in Egypt
Audio | Contributor(s): Nadine Mohamed Ismail
This audio documentary aims to present the mindset of Egyptians regarding the idea of animal welfare and animal rights in Egypt. It aims to demonstrate how far behind the Egyptian government and people are in appreciating dogs. To depict such an idea, it includes stories from pet owners and...
Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics
Theses | Contributor(s): Boaz Sharoni
Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from mistreatment by humans. Although classical theories in the animal rights literature have existed for...
Books | Contributor(s): Johnston, Jay, Probyn-Rapsey, Fiona
Animals, work, and the promise of interspecies solidarity
Books | Contributor(s): Coulter, Kendra
Solving the Problem of Puppy Mills: Why the Animal Welfare Movement's Bark is Stronger than its Bite
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kailey A. Burger
The relationship between man and dog is one characterized by companionship, service, and love; but dogs serve a variety of functions beyond just "man‘s best friend." These companion animals provide valuable assistance to people with disabilities, in military and police service,...
Animal Rights Without Liberation: Applied Ethics and Human Obligations [Book review]
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suchyta, Mark
An Interview with Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Angus
Towards a Coherent Theory of Animal Equality
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bruers, Stijn
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Foreman, Elizabeth
The King of the Meat-Eaters
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anonymous,
Korsgaard and Non-Sentient Life
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bock, Gregory L.
Contractualism and the Moral Status of Animals
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Swanson, Jennifer
Review of Wesley J. Smith's A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Angus
Discourse First, Cages Second: A New Locus for Animal Liberation
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Donaldson, Brianne