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The Lives of Animals

Exploring the rights of animals

Exploring the rights of animals

How do we think about animals? Where do we put them, where do they belong? How do we interact with them? Are these human-animal relations good, bad, or otherwise? These are some of the questions that EUC Dean and Professor Alice J. Hovorka has investigated through two SSHRC Insight Grants on The Lives of Animals

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Committing to the discomfort of care and curiosity: Investigations of cows’ welfare, lives, and relations

Committing to the discomfort of care and curiosity: Investigations of cows’ welfare, lives, and relations

by Carley MacKay In my dissertation research, I investigate cow welfare on grass-fed beef farms to, in part, question and examine the possibility of grass-fed beef farming in providing cows with more care than conventional beef farming. In connection with this, I analyze cow welfare to explore the agencies, subjectivities, and relationships of cows whose

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Animal governance in Botswana and Canada

Animal governance in Botswana and Canada

Principal Investigator: Alice Hovorka. Funding: SSHRC Insight Grant. Term: 2016-2025. How do we think about animals? Where do we put them and where do they belong? How do we interact with them and are these human-animal relations good, bad, otherwise? How might we understand the lives of animals in terms of their circumstances and experiences,

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Animal governance in Botswana and Canada

Animal governance in Botswana and Canada

How do we think about animals? Where do we put them and where do they belong? How do we interact with them and are these human-animal relations good, bad, otherwise? How might we understand the lives of animals in terms of their circumstances and experiences, welfare and rights to achieve sustainable and just interspecies relations?

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