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Record number 479543
Title Animal Deliberation
Author(s) Driessen, C.P.G.
Source In: Animal Politics and Political Animals / Wissenburg, M.L.J., Scholsberg, D., Palgrave Macmillan (The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series ) - ISBN 9781137434616 - p. 90 - 104.
Department(s) Cultural Geography
WASS
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2014
Abstract While much has been written on environmental politics on the one hand, and animal ethics and welfare on the other, animal politics, as the interface of the two, is underexamined. There are key political implications in the increase of animal protection laws, the rights of nature, and political parties and movements dedicated to animals. What are the implications of the increasing attention and popularity of ethical discourses on animal welfare and animal rights for politics and political philosophy? What is the animal's place in environmental political thought – and in 21st Century political philosophy per se? What can, rather than should, politics do for animals – what institutions and practices are suitable and desirable? Can animal ethics learn from animal politics?
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