Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entaglements of Oppression and Liberation / Edition 1

Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entaglements of Oppression and Liberation / Edition 1

by David Nibert
     
 

This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western 'civilization,' one that brings into focus the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals. Nibert argues that the oppression both of humans and of other species of animals is inextricably tangled within the structure of social arrangements. Nibert asserts that human

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Overview

This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western 'civilization,' one that brings into focus the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals. Nibert argues that the oppression both of humans and of other species of animals is inextricably tangled within the structure of social arrangements. Nibert asserts that human use and mistreatment of other animals are not natural and do little to further the human condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742517769
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,376,409
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Foreword Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Toward A Sociological Analysis of Animal Oppression Chapter 4 2 Economic Basis of Animal Oppression Chapter 5 3 Capitalist Expansion and Oppression Chapter 6 4 The Growth of Agribusiness and Global Oppression Chapter 7 5 Oppression and the Capitalist State Chapter 8 6 The Social Construction of Speciesist Reality Chapter 9 7 Toward A United Struggle against Oppression

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