The Resource With dogs at the edge of life, Colin Dayan, (ebook)

With dogs at the edge of life, Colin Dayan, (ebook)

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With dogs at the edge of life
Title
With dogs at the edge of life
Statement of responsibility
Colin Dayan
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Language
eng
Summary
In this original and provocative book, Colin Dayan tackles head-on the inexhaustible world, at once tender and fierce, of dogs and humans. We follow the tracks of dogs in the bayous of Louisiana, the streets of Istanbul, and the humane societies of the United States, and in the memories and myths of the humans who love them. Dayan reorients our ethical and political assumptions through a trans-species engagement that risks as much as it promises. She makes a powerful case for questioning what we think of as our deepest-held beliefs and, with dogs in the lead, unsettles the dubious promises of liberal humanism. Moving seamlessly between memoir, case law, and film, Dayan takes politics and animal studies in a new direction--one that gives us glimpses of how we can think beyond ourselves and with other beings. Her unconventional perspective raises hard questions and renews what it means for any animal or human to live in the twenty-first century. Nothing less than a challenge for us to confront violence and suffering even in the privileged precincts of modernity, this searing and lyrical book calls for another way to think the world. Theoretically sophisticated yet aimed at a broad readership, With Dogs at the Edge of Life illuminates how dogs--and their struggles--take us beyond sentimentality and into a form of thought that can make a difference to our lives
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Dayan, Colin
Dewey number
636.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Dog owners
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Animal welfare
Target audience
adult
Label
With dogs at the edge of life, Colin Dayan, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540742
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861600
Specific material designation
remote
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11861600
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MWT11861600
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
With dogs at the edge of life, Colin Dayan, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540742
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861600
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861600
System control number
MWT11861600
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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