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>From: Judith Grant <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: The Animal / Human Liberation Connection (7/31/07; collection)
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>Call for Contributions
>Edited Book, Working Title, =93The Animal / Human Liberation Connection
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>Contributions sought for an edited collection on the topic of the =20
>relationship between animal and human oppressions.  I hope the =20
>collection will include a variety of contributions that link animal =20
>cruelty, exploitation, oppression, etc. to similar experiences in =20
>humans. I am looking for essays that point out continuities and =20
>discontinuities between the treatment of animals and humans, and that =20=
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>explore the possibility of coalition between human and animal =20
>liberation movements of all kinds. I am particularly interested in =20
>philosophical, social scientific, political and social theoretical =20
>works, though literary and cultural studies perspectives will also be =20=
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>seriously considered. I anticipate placing this book with a major =20
>university press or academic trade press.
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>Examples of themes might include:
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>The relationship between human and animal treatment in the meat industry
>Labor industry and animal welfare
>Environmentalist concerns about the meat industry and animal welfare
>The treatment of women or children in families and animal cruelty
>Rescue and care work in animal activism linked to similar work among =20
>human populations
>Hurricane Katrina and other disasters
>Post-colonial discourses that link people of color to animals
>Uses of animal in torture and/ or war in both human and animal
>The use of animals either literally or as metaphors in the formation =20
>of human hierarchies
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>Please submit papers or detailed abstracts by July 31, 2007 to:
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>Professor Judith Grant
>Women=92s Studies
>Ohio University
>Athens, OH 45701
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>Dr. Judith Grant
>Professor
>Department of Political Science
>Bentley Annex 235
>and
>Director, Women's Studies Program
>Lindley 026
>Ohio University
>Athens, OH 45701
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