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Animal Lovers, Bridge-Builders, and Supervising Watchdogs: Framing and Civil Society Construction by Japanese Pro-Animal Organizations in the Kansai and Tokyo Areas
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...
Animal rights activists and their perceptions of recreational fishing
Contributor(s):: Carol Elizabeth Thailing
Animal rights is a social movement founded on the principle that non-human animals possess intrinsic value and inherent rights rather than merely instrumental value. Hunting is among historical targets of the movement. With few exceptions, most animal rights groups have not targeted recreational...
Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics
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...
Beasts abstract not: a sociology of animal protection
Contributor(s):: Lyle Munro
Why and how do people campaign on behalf of a species that is not their own? The thesis seeks to address this question by showing how the animal protection movement constructs speciesism and its practices - vivisection, factory farming and bloodsports - as a social problem on a par with other...
Children's Environmental and Moral Conceptions of Protecting an Endangered Animal
Contributor(s):: Ruckert, Jolina H.
Citizen canine: Humans and animals in Athens and America
Contributor(s):: Dolgert, Stefan Paul
"Citizen Canine" explores the sacrificial underpinnings of politics via a critique of the boundary between human and animal in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. I argue that the concept "animal" serves a functional rather than descriptive role: it is born of a sacrificial worldview...
Corporate Responsibility, Ethics, and Animal Welfare
Contributor(s):: Elizabeth A. Gray
Do organizations that keep wild animals in captivity owe them moral consideration? This thesis provides a historical overview of the moral consideration provided to animals and analyzes present-day philosophical writing. The representative contemporary ethical frameworks include utilitarianism,...
Djurturism - moraliskt rätt?
| Contributor(s):: Camilla Sandström
Det här examensarbetet är en litteraturstudie med syftet att undersöka ifall djurturism är moraliskt rätt samt att informera läsaren om den bristfälliga kunskapen angående djurturism. Teoridelen består av förhållandet mellan...
Equal Treatment for Equal Relevance: The Unjustifiable Exemption of Farm Animals from Animal Cruelty Laws
| Contributor(s):: Miles Decoster
In the past 100 years pet, zoo/aquarium, and research animals have gained unprecedented legal protection from unnecessary human harm via the creation of strict animal cruelty laws. Due to the work of moral philosophers and compassionate lawyers/judges animal cruelty laws have been improved to...
Farm animal sanctuaries: Postdomestic activism and the transformative power of place
| Contributor(s):: Fargo, Timothy Joseph
Feral cats and the people who care for them
| Contributor(s):: Loretta Sue Humphrey
Sociologists have described the characteristics of individuals who become involved in social movements, their motivations for becoming involved, and the methods used to recruit participants. One group that has been underrepresented in the existing literature is feral cat caretakers. The purpose...
Human-animal relationships and ecocriticism: A study of the representation of animals in poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa
| Contributor(s):: Syned Dale Makani Mthatiwa
This study analyses the manner in which animals are represented in selected poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It discusses the various modes of animal representation the poets draw on, and the ideological influences on their manner of animal representation. It explores the kinds of...
Lämpöni, lempeni - animal portraits : Portraits of homeless animals
| Contributor(s):: Kristiina Jermakka
The topic of the thesis is former homeless animals and their personalities depicted by the means of portraiture. In the thesis also the depiction of animals in different periods of art and the development of human-animal relationship seen during them. The premise of the thesis is homeless...
Manniskan i centrum: En studie av antropocentrisk vardegemenskap
| Contributor(s):: Lundmark, Fredrik
Necroeconomics: Power, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Human-Animal Relations
| 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...
Políticas de controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses
| Contributor(s):: Henrique Augusto Reberte
Este trabalho de conclusão de curso traz a problemática do controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses no Estado brasileiro sob o ponto de vista dos direitos dos animais. Inicialmente se estabelece que estes são sujeitos de direito, os quais devem ser considerados...
Speak Softly or Carry a Big Stick?: Comparing the Approaches of The Humane Society of the United States and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Ruben
My thesis explores the varying methods that animal protection groups use to achieve their goal of increased protection for animals. In particular, I compare, contrast, and critique the approaches of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...
States of nature: The animal as object and ancestor in political thought
| Contributor(s):: La Barbera, Christopher
The "Right to Autonomous Agency" and the "Right to Exit/ Sever Relationships": Theorizing our Obligations to Companion Animals in a Post-Animal Rights World
| 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 lifetimes...
The Case For Consideration of Animal Rights and Ethics to Reform the Commercial Dog Breeding Industry
| Contributor(s):: Nicholas Ian Waychoff