Essays about: "speciesism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word speciesism.

  1. 1. The role of animals in sustainable land use : can a plant-based diet benefit both animals and land use?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Blenda Agell; [2022]
    Keywords : land use; fair diet; animal ethics; plant based; vegan; agroecology; sustainability; food system; speciesism; anthropocentrism; critical animal studies;

    Abstract : Introduction: Agroecology and sustainability are both concepts that aim to find solutions towards a healthy planet. This thesis is based on two pillars with a plant-based diet as the connection between them. The two pillars are 1) the missing animal perspective and 2) a more resource efficient land use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design Activism Challenging the Speciesist Upbringing of Children

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Medie- och Informationsteknik; Linköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Matilda Wallén; [2022]
    Keywords : Critical Design; Provotypes; Design Activism; Animal Rights; Speciesism; Child Rearing; Parenting;

    Abstract : The arguments for advancing the interests of other animals are overwhelming. Human's exploitation of other animals is deeply intertwined with the modern crisis. The reality for the nonhuman animals we consume is a blind spot in our children's education. Not only are they withheld certain information, but they are also lied to. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Why Did I Live"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Tora Åsling; [2020]
    Keywords : Mary Shelley; Meredith Ann Pierce; Humanism; Posthumanism; Anthropocentrism; Speciesism; Artificial Life; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how Mary Shelley and Meredith Ann Pierce criticise Western patriarchal societies through the depiction of the creation of artificial life. The thesis discusses how Shelley and Pierce’s critique consequently includes a critique of Humanism, since the school of thought had a pivotal role in the formation of the civilizational model of these Western societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Subversive Eating: Hegemony and counter hegemony in Swedish dietary politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Arvid Wennergren; [2017]
    Keywords : hegemony; counter hegemony; eating; food politics; sovereignty; digestivity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Moving between hegemony and counter hegemony this thesis adds to the field of food politics by contributing to a further understanding of current hegemonic relations within this topic and counter-hegemonic theory in general. In the form of an interview study it draws upon the narratives of radical leftist activists in Lund and Malmö in order to outline a hegemonic framework within food politics in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Elephant in the Courtroom: The Universality of Rights vs the Uniqueness of Human Animals in the Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Charmaine Murray; [2017]

    Abstract : The elephant in the courtroom is a metaphor for the overt problem facing the human rights discourse concerning the reluctance to recognize rights beyond the human animal. The growing global development of animal rights law in both the legislature and the judiciary of many jurisdictions, exposes the ethical dilemma of human rights that has been the defining characteristic of codified rights since their conception. READ MORE