Humane Advocacy and Cultural TheoryeBook - 2012
The question of the animal has preoccupied an increasing number of humanities, science, and social science scholars in recent years, and important work continues to expand the burgeoning field of animal studies. However, a key question still needs to be explored: Why has the academy struggled to link advocacy for animals to advocacy for various human groups? Within cultural studies, in which advocacy can take the form of a theoretical intervention, scholars have resisted arguments that add ""species"" to race, class, gender, sexuality, disability, and other human-identity categories as a.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 230 pages)