Search for dissertations about: "critical animal studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words critical animal studies.

  1. 1. Problem Animals A Critical Genealogy of Animal Cruelty and Animal Welfare in Swedish Politics 1844–1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Per-Anders Svärd; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; animal rights; animal welfare; animal protection; animal cruelty; animal politics; human-animal studies; critical animal studies; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite growing academic interest in the human–animal relationship, little research has been directed toward the political regulation of animal treatment. Even less attention has been accorded to the emergence of the long dominant paradigm in this policy area, namely, the ideology of animal welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Death Matter A Feminist Technoscience Study of Alzheimer's Sciences in the Laboratory

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Tara Mehrabi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agential realism; posthumanities; new materialism; feminist technoscience; STS; gender studies; Human Animal Studies; matters of practice; animal experimentation; spectrum of killability; agential asymmetry; Drosophila melanogaster; fruit flies; Alzheimer’s sciences; laboratory ethnography; biological waste; politics of categorization; mattering death; ethics of relationality.; Agentiell realism; posthumaniora; nymaterialism; feministiska teknovetenskpliga studier; genusvetenskap; STS; human animal studies; vetenskapliga praktiker; djurförsök; agentiell assymetri; Drosophila melanogaster; fruktflugor; Alzheimers sjukdomar; labbetnografi; biologiskt avfall; döden; relationell etik; processontologi;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling utgör ett bidrag till feministiska laboratoriestudier och är en kritisk analys av naturvetenskaperna. Närmare bestämt är det en feministisk studie av forskning om Alzheimers sjukdom, dess biokemiska verkningar och dödliga relationer utifrån ett års fältarbete som labbtekniker i ett fluglabb. READ MORE

  3. 3. Uncontainable Life A Biophilosophy of Bioart

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marietta Radomska; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bioart; uncontainable life; the non living; death; continental philosophy; feminist theory; Deleuze and Guattari studies; posthumanist feminism; critical life studies; animal studies; gender; bioscience; biotechnology; matter; assemblage; affect; human nonhuman relations.; Biokonst; otyglat liv; the non living; död; kontinental filosofi; feministisk teori; studier av Deleuze och Guattari; posthumanistisk feminism; kritiska livsstudier; djurstudier; genus; biovetenskap; bioteknologi; materia; assemblage; affekt; mänskliga icke-mänskliga relationer;

    Abstract : Uncontainable Life: A Biophilosophy of Bioart investigates the ways in which thinking through the contemporary hybrid artistico-scientific practices of bioart is a biophilosophical practice, one that contributes to a more nuanced understanding of life than we encounter in mainstream academic discourse. When examined from a Deleuzian feminist perspective and in dialogue with contemporary bioscience, bioartistic projects reveal the inadequacy of asking about life’s essence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Weighing Animal Lives A Critical Assessment of Justification and Prioritization in Animal-Rights Theories

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Fredrik Karlsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Ethics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Etik; Etik; Ethics; Animal rights; justification; prioritization; applied ethics; proper function; justice; rights language; vivisection; rights conflict;

    Abstract : The project underlying this dissertation aims at analyzing three pro-animal-rights theories, evaluating the theories, and outlining an alternative theoretical account of animal rights. The analytical categories are justification and function of animal rights, the definition of the right holder, and the resolution approach to rights conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. The School and the Animal Other. An ethnography of human-animal relations in education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Helena Pedersen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human-animal relations; critical theory; gender theory; postcolonial theory; critical pedagogy; the other ; the discourse of species; boundary work; critical ethnography; socialization; meaning-making practices; social representations; the hidden curriculum; social and cultural reproduction; Human-animal relations; the “other”; social and cultural reproduction.;

    Abstract : How human-animal relations are expressed and negotiated has significance for the situation of animals in society and offers insights that contribute to our understanding of how we organize relations between humans as well. This critical ethnographic investigation is positioned at the intersection of education research and the interdisciplinary area of human-animal studies. READ MORE