Arguments about animal ethics /

Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivise...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Goodale, Greg, 1966-, Black, Jason Edward.
Format: eBook
Published:Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Rhetoric and "animals" : a long history and brief introduction / Greg Goodale and Jason Edward Black
  • Part I: Rhetorical theory at the human/nonhuman animal boundary
  • Embracing humanimality : deconstructing the human/animal dichotomy / Carrie Packwood Freeman
  • How to do things without words : whisperers as rustic authorities on interspecies dialogue / Mary Trachsel
  • The battle within : understanding the persuasive affect of internal rhetorics in the ethical vegetarian/vegan movement / Patricia Malesh
  • Part II: Critiques of animal ethics rhetoric
  • I'm too sexy for your movement : an analysis of the failure of the animal rights movement to promote vegetarianism / Laura K. Hahn
  • PETA and the rhetoric of nude protest / Brett Lunceford
  • Biting back at the empire : the anti-greyhound racing movement's decolonizing rhetoric as a countermand to the dog-racing industry / Jason Edward Black
  • Part III: Critiques of animal management rhetoric
  • The biomedical research industry and the end of scientific revolutions / Greg Goodale
  • Protection from "animal rights lunatics" : the center for consumer freedom and animal rights rhetoric / Wendy Atkins-Sayre
  • Whale wars and the public screen: mediating animal ethics in violent times / Richard D. Besel and Renee S. Besel
  • Part IV: A critique of animal ethics and animal management rhetoric
  • Feral horses : logos, pathos and the definition of Christian dominion / Jane Bloodworth Rowe and Sabrina Marsh.