Cannibalism, Consumption, and Kinship in Animal Studies

Publication by 2008 DPDF Animal Studies Fellow Analia Villagra in Making Animal Meaning, edited by Linda Kalof and Georgina M. Montgomery

An elucidating collection of ten original essays, Making Animal Meaning reconceptualizes methods for researching animal histories and rethinks the contingency of the human-animal relationship. The vibrant and diverse field of animal studies is detailed in these interdisciplinary discussions, which include voices from a broad range of scholars and have an extensive chronological and geographical reach. These exciting discourses capture the most compelling theoretical underpinnings of animal significance while exploring meaning-making through the study of specific spaces, species, and human-animal relations. A deeply thoughtful collection — vital to understanding central questions of agency, kinship, and animal consumption — these essays tackle the history and philosophy of constructing animal meaning.

Title
Cannibalism, Consumption, and Kinship in Animal Studies
Author
Villagra, Analia
Published
Michigan State University / Michigan State University Press, December 2012
ISBN
1611860164
On the web
Citation
Villagra, Analia, "Cannibalism, Consumption, and Kinship in Animal Studies," in Making Animal Meaning (The Animal Turn), ed. Linda Kalof and Georgina M. Montgomery (Michigan State University / Michigan State University Press, December 2012), http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9781609172343, 45-58.