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Before the law : humans and other animals in a biopolitical frame

Author: Cary Wolfe
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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"Animal studies and biopolitics are two of the most dynamic areas of interdisciplinary scholarship, but until now, they have had little to say to each other. Bringing these two emergent areas of thought into direct conversation in Before the Law, Cary Wolfe fosters a new discussion about the status of nonhuman animals and the shared plight of humans and animals under biopolitics. Wolfe argues that the human-animal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cary Wolfe
ISBN: 9780226922409 0226922405 9780226922416 0226922413
OCLC Number: 783150182
Description: 143 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Humans and other animals in a biopolitical frame
Responsibility: Cary Wolfe.

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