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For the Wild : Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-activism (Hardcover) (Sarah M. Pike)

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"For the Wild explores the ways in which the commitments of radical environmental and animal-rights activists develop through powerful experiences with the larger-than-human world during childhood and young adulthood. The book addresses the question of how and why activists come to value nonhuman animals and the natural world as worthy of protection. Emotions and memories of wonder, love, compassion, anger, and grief shape activists' protest practices and help us understand their deep-rooted commitments to the planet and its creatures. Drawing on analyses of activist art, music, and writings, as well as interviews and participant-observation in activist communities, Sarah M. Pike delves into the sacred duties of these often misunderstood and marginalizedgroups with openness and sensitivity."--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Nature
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Author: Sarah M. Pike
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2017
TCIN: 52793501
UPC: 9780520294950
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-5547
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