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Cutting out the middleperson: An interests-based account of animals' legal inclusion

Rutledge-Prior, Serrin


What are the key structural barriers that are preventing animals from gaining access to greater legal protection and, thus, greater justice? Animals are protected under welfare and anti-cruelty laws around the world and can even, under an interest theory account of rights, be said to have legal rights. Nevertheless, animals' legal inclusion remains severely limited in a range of ways: welfare laws protect economically and socially valuable practices that cause immense suffering to animals, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/DQ6T-Y657


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