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by Richard Twine

Category: Medicine
Subcategory: Medical Books
Author: Richard Twine
ISBN: 1844078302
ISBN13: 978-1844078301
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 25, 2010)
Pages: 232
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Twine's book is an excellent addition to both bioethics and animal studies.

Combining cutting-edge interdisciplinary frameworks from critical animal studies with in-depth analyses of the economics and science behind the increasing commodification and production of animals for human consumption, Twine makes a compelling case for the development of a more generous, less anthropocentric approach in our myriad relations with the other-than-human world. Twine's book is an excellent addition to both bioethics and animal studies.

Animals as Biotechnology Ethics Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies The Earthscan Science in. Charles.

The term "critical animal studies" is often used as a synonym for animal studies and human-animal studies. Animals as Biotechnology. Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies, Richard Twine, 2010. However, there are significant differences between these movements. CAS can be seen as a more radical option, overtly underlining the necessity of political engagement and advocating direct action, which may be considered controversial in traditional academic circles. Critical Animal Studies: Thinking the Unthinkable, John Sorenson (E. (2014). Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Scholars' Press.

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart . The first part of the book focuses on ethics, examining critically the dominant paradigms of bioethics and power relations between human and non-human.

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The second part considers animal biotechnology and political economy, examining commercialisation and regulation. The final part of the book centres on discussions of sustainability, limits and an examination of the prospects for animal ethics if biotechnology becomes part of the dominant agricultural paradigm.

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In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in animal sciences, which aims to increase the efficiency and profitability of meat and dairy production; and the emerging field of critical animal studies - mostly in the humanities and social sciences - which works to question the nature of our relations with other animals.

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of. . Twine concludes by considering whether growing calls to reduce our consumption of meat/dairy products in the face of climate change threats are in fact complicit with an anthropocentric understanding of sustainability and that what is needed is a more fundamental ethical and political questioning of relations and distinctions between humans, animals and nature.

Request PDF On Mar 1, 2012, Jay (Koby) Oppenheim and others published Animals as Biotechnology: Ethics, Sustainability and Critical . This book examines how biotechnology can improve livestock breeding and farming, and thereby also animal products.

This book examines how biotechnology can improve livestock breeding and farming, and thereby also animal products. In the first chapters the reader will discover which techniques and approaches are currently used to improve animal breeding, animal health and the value of animal products.

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate .

Similar books and articles. Animals as Biotechnology: Ethics, Sustainability, and Critical Animal Studies. Richard Twine - 2010 - Earthscan. David DeGrazia - 2013 - Journal of Animal Ethics 3 (1):108-109. Richard Twine - 2013 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 10 (4):505-514.

In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in animal sciences, which aims to increase the efficiency and profitability of meat and dairy production; and the emerging field of critical animal studies - mostly in the humanities and social sciences - which works to question the nature of our relations with other animals. The first part of the book focuses on ethics, examining critically the dominant paradigms of bioethics and power relations between human and non-human. The second part considers animal biotechnology and political economy, examining commercialisation and regulation. The final part of the book centres on discussions of sustainability, limits and an examination of the prospects for animal ethics if biotechnology becomes part of the dominant agricultural paradigm. Twine concludes by considering whether growing calls to reduce our consumption of meat/dairy products in the face of climate change threats are in fact complicit with an anthropocentric understanding of sustainability and that what is needed is a more fundamental ethical and political questioning of relations and distinctions between humans, animals and nature.
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