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The Ethics of Captivity,9780199978007

The Ethics of Captivity



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Oxford University Press
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Author Biography

Lori Gruen is Professor of Philosophy, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University where she also coordinates Wesleyan Animal Studies and directs the Ethics in Society Project. She is the author, most recently, of Ethics and Animals (2011) and co-editor with Carol Adams of Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (2014).

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Lori Gruen

Section One
1. "Canis Familiaris: Companion and Captive" -- Alexandra Horowitz
2. "Cetacean Captivity" -- Lori Marino
3. "Captive Elephants" -- Catherine Doyle
4. "Captive Chimpanzees" - Stephen R. Ross
5. "Rabbits in Captivity" -- Margo DeMello
6. "Captivity in the Context of a Sanctuary for Formerly Farmed Animals" -- Miriam Jones
7. "Life Behind Bars" -- John Bryant, James Davis, David Haywood, Clyde Meikle, Andre Pierce
8. "Political Captivity" -- Lauren Gazzola

Section Two
9. "For their Own Good: Captive Cats and Routine Confinement"-- Clare Palmer and Peter Sandoe
10. "Born in Chains? The Ethics of Domestication" -- Alasdair Cochrane
11. "The Confinement of Laboratory Animals: Ethical and Conceptual Issues" -- Robert Strieffer
12. "Captive for Life: Conserving Extinct Species through Ex Situ Breeding" -- Irus Braveman
13. "Sanctuary, Not Remedy: The Problem of Captivity and the Need for Moral Repair" -- Karen S. Emmerman
14. "Dignity, Captivity, and an Ethics of Sight" -- Lori Gruen
15. "Captivity and Coercion" -- Lisa Rivera


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