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Title:
An introduction to animals and political theory
Author:
Cochrane, Alasdair, 1978-
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9780230239265
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New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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167 p.
Series:
The Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series
Contents:
Introduction : animals and political theory -- Animals in the history of political thought -- Utilitarianism and animals -- Liberalism and animals -- Communitarianism and animals -- Marxism and animals -- Feminism and animals.
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Structured around the five most important schools within contemporary political theory: liberalism, utilitarianism, communitarianism, Marxism and feminism, this is the first introductory level text to offer an accessible overview on the status of animals in contemporary political theory.


Table of Contents

Series Prefacep. vi
Acknowledgementsp. viii
1 Introduction: Animals and Political Theoryp. 1
2 Animals in the History of Political Thoughtp. 10
3 Utilitarianism and Animalsp. 29
4 Liberalism and Animalsp. 50
5 Communitarianism and Animalsp. 72
6 Marxism and Animalsp. 93
7 Feminism and Animalsp. 115
8 Conclusionsp. 136
Notesp. 147
Bibliographyp. 157
Indexp. 163