Disability and Animality: Crip Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies

1st Edition

Stephanie Jenkins, Kelly Struthers Montford, Chloë Taylor

April 16, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 304 Pages - 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367856755 - CAT# 348265
Series: Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

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The fields of Critical Disability Studies and Critical Animal Studies are growing rapidly, but how do the implications of these endeavours intersect? Disability and Animality: Crip Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies explores some of the ways that the oppression of more-than-human animals and disabled humans are interconnected.

Composed of thirteen chapters by an international team of specialists plus a Foreword by Lori Gruen, the book is divided into four themes:

  • Intersections of Ableism and Speciesism
  • Thinking Animality and Disability together in Political and Moral Theory
  • Neurodiversity and Critical Animals Studies
  • Melancholy, Madness, and Misfits.

This book will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as postdoctoral scholars, interested in Animal Studies, Disability Studies, Mad Studies, philosophy, and literary analysis. It will also appeal to those interested in the relationships between speciesism, ableism, saneism, and racism in animal agriculture, culture, built environments, and ethics.

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