Popular Media and Animals

Popular Media and Animals

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How do mainstream film, television, advertising, videogames and newspapers engage with topics such as vivisection, hunting, animal performance, farming, meat eating and animal control? This book explores social, economic, ethical and cultural aspects of relationships between popular media forms and key animal issues.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 20.32mm | 415g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • XII, 212 p.
  • 0230239242
  • 9780230239241
  • 1,915,381

Table of contents

Series Preface Acknowledgements 'Animals Sell Papers': The Value of Animal Stories Media and Animal Debates: Welfare, Rights, 'Animal Lovers' and Terrorists Stars: Animal Performers Wild: Authenticity and Getting Closer to Nature Experimental: The Visibility of Experimental Animals Farmed: Selling Animal Products Hunted: Recreational Killing Monsters: Horrors and Moral Panics Beginning at the End: Re-Imagining Human-Animal Relations Bibliography Index
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About Claire Molloy

CLAIRE MOLLOY is Senior Lecturer in Media in the School of Arts and Media at University of Brighton, UK. She is the author of Memento, has published on various topics related to media and animals and is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.
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