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The Autonomous Animal

Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

The Autonomous Animal( )
Author: Rasmussen, Claire E.
ISBN:978-0-8166-6957-8
Publication Date:Nov 2011
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

The Autonomous Animal analyzes how the ideal of self-governancehas shaped everyday life. Claire E. Rasmussen points up how the war on drugs rests on the perception that drug addicts are the antithesis of autonomy and thus must be regulated for their own good. Showing that the animal rightsmovement may challenge the distinction between human and animal, Rasmussen also examines the place of the endurance athlete in fitness culture, where self-management of the body is the exemplar...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Free Will & Determinism
Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.97 x 21.59 x 1.524 cm



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