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Animal Cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour, and Aggression
Animal Cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour, and Aggress...
Phil Arkow; Eleonora...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Demonstrating that animal cruelty behaviours are another form of antisocial behaviour, alongside human aggression and violence, and almost without exception are carried out by the same individuals this book offers clear recommendations for future res...
Animal Ethics and the Autonomous Animal Self
Animal Ethics and the Autonomous Animal Self
Natalie Thomas
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book presents a radical and intuitive argument against the notion that intentional action, agency and autonomy are features belonging only to humans. Using evidence from research into the minds of non-human animals, it explores the ways in which...
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture
E. Aaltola
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center...
Animals and African Ethics
Animals and African Ethics
Kai Horsthemke
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The claim is frequently made on behalf of African moral beliefs and practices that they do not objectify and exploit nature and natural existents like Western ethics does. This book investigates whether this is correct and what kind of status is rese...
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
Kathryn Kirkpatrick...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that ch...
Animals in the Classical World
Animals in the Classical World
A. Harden
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This sourcebook presents nearly 200 specially-translated Greek and Roman texts from Homer to Plutarch, revealing the place of the animal in the moral consciousness of the Classical era. Philosophical, historical, dramatic and poetic texts explore how...
Anzac Labour
Anzac Labour
Nathan Wise
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding working life in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. Based on letters and diaries of Australian soldiers, it traces the history of work and workplace cultur...
Apeiron
Apeiron
Radim Kočandrle...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book offers an innovative analysis of the Greek philosopher Anaximander’s work. In particular, it presents a completely new interpretation of the key word Apeiron, or boundless, offering readers a deeper understanding of his seminal cosmology an...
Apocalyptic Movements in Contemporary Politics
Apocalyptic Movements in Contemporary Politics
C. Aldrovandi
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book explores Israeli Religious Zionism and US Christian Zionism by focusing on the Messianic and Millenarian drives at the basis of their political mobilization towards a 'Jewish colonization' of the occupied territories.
Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in 'Care'
Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in 'Care
J. Sköld; S. S...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book positions inquiries into the historical abuse of children in care within the context of transitional justice. It examines investigation, apology and redress processes across a range of Western nations to trace the growth of the movement, na...
Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization
Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization
R. Johnson
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The essays in this volume examine United States-East Asian relations in the framework of global history, incorporating fresh insights that have been offered by scholars on such topics as globalization, human rights, historical memory, and trans-cultu...
At Home in the Institution
At Home in the Institution
J. Hamlett
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:At Home in the Institution examines space and material culture in asylums, lodging houses and schools in Victorian and Edwardian England, and explores the powerful influence of domesticity on all three institutional types.