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Making Animal Meaning

Edited By: Linda Kalof and Georgina M Montgomery

197 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations

Michigan State University Press

Paperback | Dec 2012 | #199319 | ISBN-13: 9781611860566
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Hardback | Dec 2011 | #195887 | ISBN-13: 9781611860160
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An elucidating collection of ten original essays, Making Animal Meaning reconceptualizes methods for researching animal histories and rethinks the contingency of the human-animal relationship. The vibrant and diverse field of animal studies is detailed in these interdisciplinary discussions, which include voices from a broad range of scholars and have an extensive chronological and geographical reach. These exciting discourses capture the most compelling theoretical underpinnings of animal significance while exploring meaning-making through the study of specific spaces, species, and human-animal relations. A deeply thoughtful collection – vital to understanding central questions of agency, kinship, and animal consumption – these essays tackle the history and philosophy of constructing animal meaning.

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