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Zooland : the institution of captivity

Author: Irus Braverman
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Cultural lives of law.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book takes a unique stance on a controversial topic: zoos. Zoos have their ardent supporters and their vocal detractors. While we all have opinions on what zoos do, few people consider how they do it. Modern zoos have transformed themselves from places created largely for entertainment to globally connected institutions that emphasize care through conservation and education. Irus Braverman draws on more than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Braverman, Irus, 1970-
Zooland.
Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012019749
(OCoLC)788276361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irus Braverman
ISBN: 9780804784399 0804784396
OCLC Number: 818827884
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Current Events 2) 2013
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Naturalizing zoo animals --
Classifying zoo animals --
Seeing zoo animals --
Naming zoo animals --
Registering zoo animals --
Regulating zoo animals --
Reproducing zoo animals.
Series Title: Cultural lives of law.
Responsibility: Irus Braverman.

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