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Animals and the Environment : Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

By: Kemmerer, Lisa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (365 p.).ISBN: 9781317577614.Subject(s): Animal ecology | Animal rights | Animal welfare | Environmental protectionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Animals and the Environment : Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common groundDDC classification: 363.7 LOC classification: HV4708 -- .A571 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I ESTABLISHING AND EXPLORING COMMON GROUND -- 1 Conflict and Accord: A Critical Review of Theory and Methods for Earth and Animal Advocacy -- SECTION I FOUNDATIONS: THEORETICAL CONNECTIONS -- 2 Beyond Intersectionality to Total Liberation -- 3 Earthlings Seeking Justice: Integrity, Consistency, and Collaboration -- 4 Caring for Earth and Her Creatures -- 5 Activism and Asian Wisdom: Oneness, Interdependence, and Harmony
SECTION II COMMON GROUND: WILDLIFE AND WILDERNESS -- 6 Hunting Delusions -- 7 Essential Elements for Elephants: Problems and Solutions -- 8 Trapped: Individuals, Species, and Ecosystems at Risk -- 9 Seeing is Believing: Nature Films in a Patriarchal Culture -- SECTION III COMMON GROUND: DIETARY CHOICE -- 10 So You Want to Stop Devouring Ecosystems? Do the Math! -- 11 A Fishy Business -- 12 Farm Gone Factory: Industrial Animal Agriculture, Animal Welfare, and the Environment -- 13 Eating Ecosystems -- SECTION IV COMMON GROUND: RAISING QUESTIONS, PONDERING CONNECTIONS -- 14 The Many and the One
15 Conservation Research and Animal Activism: In Search of a Better Balance -- 16 Plague -- 17 The Morning of the World -- PART II POLITICS, ORGANIZED ACTIVISM, AND PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS -- SECTION I FOUNDATIONS: COMMUNITY AND POLITICS -- 18 Enforcing Human Rights for People, Animals, and the Planet -- 19 Recipe for Cooperation: Omniocracy and the Definitional Good -- 20 Deeper than Numbers: Consumers, Condoms, Cows -- SECTION II BRINGING CHANGE: ACTIVISTS AND NGOS -- 21 Hunting for a Trophy Hunting Ethic: Big Bears and Little Men (with Big Guns) -- 22 Camp Uganda
23 Preserving Earth is Protecting Animals -- SECTION III BRINGING CHANGE: PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS AND REFLECTIONS -- 24 Keeping Caged Animals, Keeping Secrets: Working as a Keeper at the Zoo -- 25 Intersections: Activism and the Natural Sciences -- 26 Ecology, Food, and Holistic Politics -- Index
Summary: Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection of wildlife and personal dietary choice.  If earth and animal advocates move beyond philosophical differences and resultant divergent priorities, turning attention to shared goals, both will be more effective - and both animals and the environment w
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I ESTABLISHING AND EXPLORING COMMON GROUND -- 1 Conflict and Accord: A Critical Review of Theory and Methods for Earth and Animal Advocacy -- SECTION I FOUNDATIONS: THEORETICAL CONNECTIONS -- 2 Beyond Intersectionality to Total Liberation -- 3 Earthlings Seeking Justice: Integrity, Consistency, and Collaboration -- 4 Caring for Earth and Her Creatures -- 5 Activism and Asian Wisdom: Oneness, Interdependence, and Harmony

SECTION II COMMON GROUND: WILDLIFE AND WILDERNESS -- 6 Hunting Delusions -- 7 Essential Elements for Elephants: Problems and Solutions -- 8 Trapped: Individuals, Species, and Ecosystems at Risk -- 9 Seeing is Believing: Nature Films in a Patriarchal Culture -- SECTION III COMMON GROUND: DIETARY CHOICE -- 10 So You Want to Stop Devouring Ecosystems? Do the Math! -- 11 A Fishy Business -- 12 Farm Gone Factory: Industrial Animal Agriculture, Animal Welfare, and the Environment -- 13 Eating Ecosystems -- SECTION IV COMMON GROUND: RAISING QUESTIONS, PONDERING CONNECTIONS -- 14 The Many and the One

15 Conservation Research and Animal Activism: In Search of a Better Balance -- 16 Plague -- 17 The Morning of the World -- PART II POLITICS, ORGANIZED ACTIVISM, AND PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS -- SECTION I FOUNDATIONS: COMMUNITY AND POLITICS -- 18 Enforcing Human Rights for People, Animals, and the Planet -- 19 Recipe for Cooperation: Omniocracy and the Definitional Good -- 20 Deeper than Numbers: Consumers, Condoms, Cows -- SECTION II BRINGING CHANGE: ACTIVISTS AND NGOS -- 21 Hunting for a Trophy Hunting Ethic: Big Bears and Little Men (with Big Guns) -- 22 Camp Uganda

23 Preserving Earth is Protecting Animals -- SECTION III BRINGING CHANGE: PERSONAL ENCOUNTERS AND REFLECTIONS -- 24 Keeping Caged Animals, Keeping Secrets: Working as a Keeper at the Zoo -- 25 Intersections: Activism and the Natural Sciences -- 26 Ecology, Food, and Holistic Politics -- Index

Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection of wildlife and personal dietary choice.  If earth and animal advocates move beyond philosophical differences and resultant divergent priorities, turning attention to shared goals, both will be more effective - and both animals and the environment w

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<p>Lisa Kemmerer is Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Montana State University, Billings, USA. She is the author or editor of a number of books on animal ethics, ecofeminism, animals and religion, and the environment.</p>

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