David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy and Geography 6 (1):47 – 58 (2003)
Urbanization and development of green spaces is continuing worldwide. Such development frequently engulfs the habitats of native animals, with a variety of effects on their existence, location and ways of living. This paper attempts to theorize about some of these effects, drawing on aspects of Foucault's discussions of power and using a metaphor of human colonization, where colonization is understood as an "ongoing process of dispossession, negotiation, transformation, and resistance." It argues that a variety of different kinds of human/animal power relations can exist in urban areas, not all of which are examples of human domination. The paper concludes by raising a number of questions about the implications of these human/animal relations.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Alastair S. Gunn (1998). Rethinking Communities: Environmental Ethics in an Urbanized World. Environmental Ethics 20 (4):341-360.
Clare Palmer (2001). “Taming the Wild Profusion of Existing Things”?: A Study of Foucault, Power, and Human/Animal Relationships. Environmental Ethics 23 (4):339-358.
Francine L. Dolins (ed.) (1999). Attitudes to Animals: Views in Animal Welfare. Cambridge University Press.
Timo Jütten (2011). The Colonization Thesis: Habermas on Reification. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 19 (5):701 - 727.
Robert Bass (2012). Lives in the Balance: Utilitarianism and Animal Research. In Jeremy Garrett (ed.), The Ethics of Animal Research: Exploring the Controversy. MIT Press.
Claire Molloy (2011). Popular Media and Animals. Palgrave Macmillan.
Gaverick Matheny & Kai M. A. Chan (2005). Human Diets and Animal Welfare: The Illogic of the Larder. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 18 (6):579-594.
Alasdair Cochrane (2011). An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory. Palgrave Macmillan.
Clare A. Palmer (2003). Colonization, Urbanization, and Animals. Philosophy and Geography 6 (1):47-58.
Added to index2009-02-04
Total downloads10 ( #144,934 of 1,099,016 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #287,293 of 1,099,016 )
How can I increase my downloads?