Animals, Culture and the Law
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduction to posthumanist studies and their legal applications. Canvasses multiple theoretical approaches supporting animal advocacy and investigates their application to a number of current legal and cultural controversies regarding human-animal relations. Examines the cultural meanings of the terms human, animal and species. Links with differences such as race, gender, culture and class are explored. Current legal proposals to change animals' property status also considered.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 381, 343 if taken in the same topic.
Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.