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              Books by Irus Braverman

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              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities
               

              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities (Hardback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $294.00
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              The legal investigation of nonhuman life - and of the animal question in particular - is typically considered via a reformist discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights have been extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has... afforded human rights before it. Animals, Biopolitics, Law proposes a new subject of inquiry: lively legalities. Envisioning the possibility of legal frameworks that might move beyond a humanist perspective this interdisciplinary collection asks what, in legal terms, it means to be human and nonhuman, what it means to govern and to be governed, and what are the ethical and political concerns that emerge in the project of governing not only human but also more-than-human life. While the contributors take nonhuman animals as a departure point, they recognize that the questions articulated above also apply to non-animal life forms, aggregations of life, and ecological processes. Drawing on a vast array of expertise-from law, geography, and anthropology, through animal studies and posthumanism, to science and technology studies-the contributors of this volume consider the vast possibilities of lively legalities.
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              ISBN 9781138943117
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Zoo Veterinarians: Governing Care on a Diseased Planet
               

              Zoo Veterinarians: Governing Care on a Diseased Planet (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $106.00
              • $106.00
              • Pub Date
                11 Nov 20

              Despite their centrality to the operation of contemporary accredited zoo and aquarium institutions, the work of zoo veterinarians has rarely, if ever, been the focus of a critical analysis in the social science and humanities. Drawing on in-depth interviews and observations of zo...o and aquarium veterinarians in Europe and North America, this book highlights the recent transformation that has occurred in the zoo veterinarian profession during a time of ecological crisis, and what these changes can teach us about our rapidly changing planet. Zoo vets, Braverman instructs us with a wink, have gone wild. Originally an individual welfare-centered profession, these experts are increasingly concerned with the sustainability of wild animal populations and with ecological health. In this sense, the story of zoo vets going wild -in their subjects of care, their motivations, and their ethical standards, as well as in their professional practices and scientific techniques-is also a story about zoo animals gone wild, wild animals encroaching the zoo, and, more generally, a wild world that is becoming zoo-ified. Such transformations have challenged existing norms of veterinary practice. Exploring the regulatory landscape that governs the work of zoo and aquarium veterinarians, Braverman traverses the gap between the hard and soft sciences and between humans and nonhumans. At the intersection of animal studies, socio-legal studies, and Science and Technology Studies, this book will appeal not only to those interested in zoos and in animal welfare, but also to scholars in the posthumanities.
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              ISBN 9780367403843
              Released NZ 11 Nov 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law, Science and Society
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              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink
               

              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus

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              <![CDATA[In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warm...ing, acidifying, and polluted oceans.Coral Whispererscaptures a critical moment in the history of coral reef science. Gleaning insights from over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge not only as signs and measures of environmental catastrophe, but also as catalysts for action. ]]>
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              ISBN 9780520298842
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2018
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics
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              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities
               

              Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities (Paperback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $91.99
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              Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human righ...ts before it. Animals, Biopolitics, Law envisions the possibility of lively legalities that move beyond the humanist perspective. Drawing on an array of expertise-from law, geography, and anthropology, through animal studies and posthumanism, to science and technology studies-this interdisciplinary collection asks what, in legal terms, it means to be human and nonhuman, what it means to govern and to be governed, and what are the ethical and political concerns that emerge in the project of governing not only human but also more-than-human life.
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              ISBN 9781138057913
              Released NZ 11 Apr 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human
               

              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human (Hardback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $247.00
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              Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies ra...ise legal, ethical, cultural, and ecological questions that are so broad and consequential for both human and other-than-human life that they can be difficult to grasp. What is clear, however, is that the power to directly alter not just a singular form of life but also the genetics of entire species and thus the composition of ecosystems is currently both inadequately regulated and undertheorized. In Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment, distinguished scholars from law, the life sciences, philosophy, environmental studies, science and technology studies, animal health, and religious studies examine what is at stake with these new biotechnologies for life and law, both human and beyond.
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              ISBN 9781138051126
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law, Science and Society
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              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human

              Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life Beyond the Human (Paperback)

              Edited by Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $91.99
              • $91.99
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              Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies ra...ise legal, ethical, cultural, and ecological questions that are so broad and consequential for both human and other-than-human life that they can be difficult to grasp. What is clear, however, is that the power to directly alter not just a singular form of life but also the genetics of entire species and thus the composition of ecosystems is currently both inadequately regulated and undertheorized. In Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment, distinguished scholars from law, the life sciences, philosophy, environmental studies, science and technology studies, animal health, and religious studies examine what is at stake with these new biotechnologies for life and law, both human and beyond.
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              ISBN 9780367138462
              Released NZ 2 Dec 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Law, Science and Society
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              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink
               

              Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braverman, Irus

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              <![CDATA[In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warm...ing, acidifying, and polluted oceans.Coral Whispererscaptures a critical moment in the history of coral reef science. Gleaning insights from over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge not only as signs and measures of environmental catastrophe, but also as catalysts for action. ]]>
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              ISBN 9780520298859
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics
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              Planted Flags: Trees, Land, and Law in Israel/Palestine
               

              Planted Flags: Trees, Land, and Law in Israel/Palestine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braverman, Irus

              • RRP: $86.99
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              Planted Flags examines how the war between Israelis and Palestinians is reflected, mediated, and reinforced through the material and symbolic creation of two tree landscapes.

              ISBN 9781107692275
              Released NZ 6 Mar 2014
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Cambridge Studies in Law and Society
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              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature
                

              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Braverman, Irus; Irus, Braverman

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              Wild Life documents a nuanced understanding of the wild versus captive divide in species conservation. It also documents the emerging understanding that all forms of wild nature--both in situ (on-site) and ex situ (in captivity)--may need to be managed in perpetuity. Providing a ...unique window into the high-stakes world of nature conservation, Irus Braverman describes the heroic efforts by conservationists to save wild life. Yet in the shadows of such dedication and persistence in saving the life of species, Wild Life also finds sacrifice and death. Such life and death stories outline the modern struggle to define what conservation should look like at a time when the long-established definitions of nature have collapsed. Wild Life begins with the plight of a tiny endangered snail, and ends with the rehabilitation of an entire island. Interwoven between its pages are stories about golden lion tamarins in Brazil, black-footed ferrets in the American Plains, Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia, Tasmanian devils in Australia, and many more creatures both human and nonhuman. Braverman draws on interviews with more than one hundred and twenty conservation biologists, zoologists, zoo professionals, government officials, and wildlife managers to explore the various perspectives on in situ and ex situ conservation and the blurring of the lines between them.
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              ISBN 9780804795685
              Released NZ 22 Apr 2015
              Publisher Stanford University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature
                

              Wild Life: The Institution of Nature (Hardback)

              By Braverman, Irus; Irus, Braverman

              • RRP: $295.50
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              Wild Life documents a nuanced understanding of the wild versus captive divide in species conservation. It also documents the emerging understanding that all forms of wild nature--both in situ (on-site) and ex situ (in captivity)--may need to be managed in perpetuity. Providing a ...unique window into the high-stakes world of nature conservation, Irus Braverman describes the heroic efforts by conservationists to save wild life. Yet in the shadows of such dedication and persistence in saving the life of species, Wild Life also finds sacrifice and death. Such life and death stories outline the modern struggle to define what conservation should look like at a time when the long-established definitions of nature have collapsed. Wild Life begins with the plight of a tiny endangered snail, and ends with the rehabilitation of an entire island. Interwoven between its pages are stories about golden lion tamarins in Brazil, black-footed ferrets in the American Plains, Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia, Tasmanian devils in Australia, and many more creatures both human and nonhuman. Braverman draws on interviews with more than one hundred and twenty conservation biologists, zoologists, zoo professionals, government officials, and wildlife managers to explore the various perspectives on in situ and ex situ conservation and the blurring of the lines between them.
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              ISBN 9780804793223
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2015
              Publisher Stanford University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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