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Animal Spaces, Beastly Places : Critical Geographies                                                       S - Chris Philo

Animal Spaces, Beastly Places

Critical Geographies S

Hardcover Published: 10th July 2000
ISBN: 9780415198462
Number Of Pages: 336

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Animal Spaces, Beastly Places examines how animals interact and relate with people in different ways. Using a comprehensive range of examples, which include feral cats and wild wolves, to domestic animals and intensively farmed cattle, the contributors explore the complex relations in which humans and non-human animals are mixed together. Our emotions involving animals range from those of love and compassion to untold cruelty, force, violence and power. As humans we have placed different animals into different categories, according to some notion of species, usefulness, domesticity or wildness. As a result of these varying and often contested orderings, animals are assigned to particular places and spaces. Animal Spaces, Beastly Places shows us that there are many exceptions and variations on the spatiality of human-animal spatial orderings, within and across cultures, and over time. It develops new ways of thinking about human animal interactions and encourages us to find better ways for humans and animals to live together.

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'Animal Spaces, beastly places is a useful collection which has inspired me to read more widely and more deeply as animal issues gain a higher profile on the world stage and close to home.' - Progress in Development Studies 2

List of figuresp. vii
List of contributorsp. ix
Preface and acknowledgementsp. xiii
Animal spaces, beastly places: an introductionp. 1
Flush and the banditti: dog-stealing in Victorian Londonp. 35
Feral cats in the cityp. 56
Constructing the animal worlds of inner-city Los Angelesp. 71
Taking stock of farm animals and ruralityp. 98
Versions of animal--human: Broadland, c. 1945--1970p. 115
A wolf in the garden: ideology and change in the Adirondack landscapep. 141
What's a river without fish? Symbol, space and ecosystem in the waterways of Japanp. 159
Fantastic Mr Fox? Representing animals in the hunting debatep. 182
'Hunting with the camera': photography, wildlife and colonialism in Africap. 203
Biological cultivation: Lubetkin's modernism at London Zoo in the 1930sp. 222
Virtual animals in electronic zoos: the changing geographies of animal capture and displayp. 243
(Un)ethical geographies of human--non-human relations: encounters, collectives and spacesp. 268
Afterword: enclosurep. 292
Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9780415198462
ISBN-10: 0415198461
Series: Critical Geographies S
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 10th July 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1

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