Animals, Culture and the Law
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.
Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.