How animal welfare standards create and justify realities

@inproceedings{Busch2011HowAW,
  title={How animal welfare standards create and justify realities},
  author={Lawrence Busch},
  year={2011}
}
Luc Boltanski and Laurent Thevenot tell us that we live in a plural world in which actions are justified in multiple ways. Moreover, Anne Marie Mol argues that things, certainly including animals, are always multiple, their very existence dependent on the particular practices in which they are implicated. Thus, animal welfare policies must be understood in light of both the ways in which animals are ‘practiced’ and the particular justifications provided for these practices. Such policies make… CONTINUE READING

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