Reviews

Author: 
Martha C. Nussbaum
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Nussbaum, 'Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership'

Martha C. Nussbaum. Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. xiii + 415 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01917-1.

Reviewed by Jeremy Bendik-Keymer Published on H-Nilas (July, 2010) Commissioned by Dave Aftandilian

A Truly Global Justice? Dismantling the Social Contract and Including Animals

Author: 
Lisa Kemmerer
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Kemmerer, 'In Search of Consistency: Ethics And Animals'

Lisa Kemmerer. In Search of Consistency: Ethics And Animals. Leiden: Brill, 2006. xvi + 542 pp. $115.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-14725-6.

Reviewed by Jeremy Bendik-Keymer Published on H-Nilas (July, 2010) Commissioned by Dave Aftandilian

Radical Moral Individualism

Author: 
Jacques Derrida
Reviewer: 
Boria Sax

Sax on Derrida, 'The Animal That Therefore I Am'

Jacques Derrida. The Animal That Therefore I Am. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. xiii + 176 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-2790-7; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-2791-4.

Reviewed by Boria Sax (Liberal Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield) Published on H-Nilas (July, 2008)

Do You Believe in the Animal?

Author: 
Cornelius Medvei
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Cheney and Seyfarth, 'Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind' and Medvei, 'Mr. Thundermug: A Novel'

Dorothy L. Cheney, Robert M. Seyfarth. Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. vi + 328 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-10243-6.Cornelius Medvei. Mr. Thundermug: A Novel. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. 112 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-06-114612-1.

Author: 
Anthony Nanson
Reviewer: 
Kevin Strauss

Strauss on Nanson, 'Storytelling and Ecology: Reconnecting People and Nature through Oral Narrative'

Anthony Nanson. Storytelling and Ecology: Reconnecting People and Nature through Oral Narrative. Pontypridd: University of Glamorgan Press, 2005. 71 pp. GBP 6.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84054-125-0.

Reviewed by Kevin Strauss (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nilas (January, 2007)

Deep Thinking about Stories and the Environmental Movement

Author: 
Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Grandin and Johnson, 'Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior'

Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson. Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. New York: Harvest Books, 2005. 356 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-15-603144-8.

Reviewed by Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (American University of Sharjah) Published on H-Nilas (December, 2006)

Inside Out: Helping Animals by Knowing Them

Author: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer
Reviewer: 
David Wilson

Wilson on Bendik-Keymer, 'The Ecological Life: Discovering Citizenship and a Sense of Humanity'

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer. The Ecological Life: Discovering Citizenship and a Sense of Humanity. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006. 231 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-3448-3.

Reviewed by David Wilson (American Studies, University of California, Davis) Published on H-Nilas (September, 2006)

Philosophy for the Moral, Ecological Citizen of the Earth

Author: 
Salman Akhtar, Vamik Volkan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Shapiro

Shapiro on Akhtar and Volkan, 'Cultural Zoo: Animals and the Human Mind and Its Sublimations'

Salman Akhtar, Vamik Volkan, eds. Cultural Zoo: Animals and the Human Mind and Its Sublimations. Madison: International Universities Press, 2005. xvii + 291 pp. $37.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8236-1093-8.

Reviewed by Kenneth Shapiro (co-Executive Director, Animals and Society Institute) Published on H-Nilas (July, 2006)

"Projected" Animals: Where Have All the Animals Gone?

Author: 
Ann Herda-Rapp, Theresa L. Goedeke, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jan E. Dizard

Dizard on Herda-Rapp and Goedeke, 'Mad about Wildlife: Looking at Social Conflict over Wildlife'

Ann Herda-Rapp, Theresa L. Goedeke, eds. Mad about Wildlife: Looking at Social Conflict over Wildlife. Leiden: Brill, 2005. 286 pp. $79.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-14366-1.

Reviewed by Jan E. Dizard (Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2006)

Constructing Wildlife

Author: 
Sidney I. Dobrin, Kenneth B. Kidd, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Baruzzi

Baruzzi on Dobrin and Kidd, 'Wild Things: Children's Culture and Ecocriticism'

Sidney I. Dobrin, Kenneth B. Kidd, eds. Wild Things: Children's Culture and Ecocriticism. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2004. 288 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8143-3028-9.

Reviewed by Lisa Baruzzi (Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) Published on H-Nilas (October, 2005)

Taking Children's Culture Seriously

Author: 
W. T. Pfefferle
Reviewer: 
Chris Holland

Holland on Pfefferle, 'Poets on Place: Interviews and Tales from the Road'

W. T. Pfefferle. Poets on Place: Interviews and Tales from the Road. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005. xvii + 294 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87421-597-7.

Reviewed by Chris Holland (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Nilas (July, 2005)

What's Place Got To Do With It? American Poets Talk About Where They Live

Author: 
Seth Kantner
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Copeland

Copeland on Kantner, 'Ordinary Wolves: A Novel'

Seth Kantner. Ordinary Wolves: A Novel. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2004. 324 pp. $22.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57131-044-6.

Reviewed by Marion W. Copeland (independent scholar and writer affiliated with the Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts Veterinary School) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2005)

Author: 
Philip Cafaro
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Bendik-Keymer on Cafaro, 'Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue'

Philip Cafaro. Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004. xii + 272 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2610-8.

Reviewed by Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (Department of International Studies, American University of Sharjah) Published on H-Nilas (March, 2005)

Environmental Protection and Social Justice: Two Expressions Of The Same Idea

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