Power, Knowledge, Animals

Power, Knowledge, Animals

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This work contributes to the development of a theoretical context of the politics of truth about animals. By applying and extending Foucault's theory of power, this work uncovers dominant and subjugated discourses about animals and describes power-knowledge associated with statements about animals that are understood to convey true things.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 172 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 17.78mm | 363g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • IX, 172 p.
  • 0230282571
  • 9780230282575
  • 1,920,488

Table of contents

Series Preface Introduction The Essential Political Problem Contemporary Discourses about Animals Insurrection On Blindness to Being Parallelisms (Or, the Changeable Nature of Knowledge) References Index
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About Lisa Johnson

LISA JOHNSON is an Associate Professor at the University of Puget Sound, USA, where she teaches law, ethics, environmental law, and animals and the law.
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