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Robert Garner is professor of political theory at the University of Leicester in the UK. Garner specializes in animal rights, focusing on animal protectionism and the political representation of non-human interests in general. He is the author of a number of books in the area, including The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation? (2010, with Gary Francione), Animal Ethics (2005), and Animals, Politics and Morality (2004).[1]

Garner obtained his BA from the University of Salford, and his MA and PhD from the University of Manchester.[1]

WorksEdit

Books
  • A Theory of Justice for Animals. Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • With Gary Francione. The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?. Columbia University Press, 2010.
  • With Peter Ferdinand and Stephanie Lawson. Introduction to Politics. Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Animal Ethics. Polity Press, 2005.
  • The Political Theory of Animal Rights. Manchester University Press, 2005.
  • Animals, Politics and Morality. Manchester University Press, 2004.
  • Environmental Politics: Britain, Europe and the Global Environment. Palgrave Macmillan, 2000.
  • Political Animals: Animal Protection Politics in Britain and the United States. Palgrave Macmillan, 1998.
  • With Richard Kelly. British Political Parties Today. Manchester University Press, 1998.
Selected papers
  • "Animals, ethics and public policy," The Political Quarterly 81 (1): 123–130, 2010.
  • "The politics of animal rights," British Politics 3 (1): 110–119, 2008.
  • "Political ideologies and the moral status of animals," Journal of Political Ideologies 8 (2): 233–246, 2003.
  • "Animals, politics and justice: Rawlsian liberalism and the plight of non-humans," Environmental Politics 12 (2): 3–22, 2003.
  • "Animal rights, political theory and the liberal tradition," Contemporary Politics 8 (1): 7–22, 2002.
  • "Political Ideology and the Legal Status of Animals", Animal Law 8: 77, 2002.
  • "Political Science and Animal Studies", Society and Animals 10 (4): 395–402, 2002.
  • "The scope of green realism," Contemporary Politics 6 (2): 185–190, 2000.
  • "Animal protection and legislators in Britain and the United States," The Journal of Legislative Studies 5 (2): 92–114, 1999.
  • "The Politics of Animal Protection: A Research Agenda," Society and Animals 3 (1): 43–60, 1995.
  • "Ecology and Animal Rights: Is Sovereignty Anthropocentric?," Reclaiming Sovereignty: 181–191.
  • "The Animal Lobby," The Political Quarterly 62 (2): 285–291, 1991.

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Professor Robert Garner, University of Leicester, accessed 19 November 2010.

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