Amber Anna Colvin
Edited by Nuria Rodríguez Ortega, Fátima Díez-Platas and Seppo Kuivakari
Ethics for Animal Welfare, Veterinary Medicine, and Conservation
Edited by Bernard Rollin and Barbara de Mori
The Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research is an international and interdisciplinary scientific publication. It publishes the results of original peer-reviewed research, technical studies, and reviews that bring to the light the ethical issues involved in all dimensions of animal welfare, ranging from theoretical to applied contributions. Emphasis is placed on research that explores practical ethical issues related to animal care and management in veterinary medicine, conservation, companion and laboratory animals, animals involved in agriculture, sport, applied ethology and welfare science. The journal also publishes papers that examine and discuss ethical frames, tools and methodologies applied to moral issues in the human/animal relationship.
Edited by Nate Hinerman and Holly Lynn Baumgartner
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Word and Music Studies at Graz, 1997
Edited by Walter Bernhart, Steven Paul Scher and Werner Wolf
Gender and Colonialism in Southern Africa
Edited by Wendy Woodward, Patricia Hayes and Gary Minkley
• Colonial readings of Foucault
• Ideologies of domesticity
• Torture and testimony of slave women
• Women as missionary targets
• Gender and the public sphere
• Race, science and spectacle
• Male nursing on mines
• Infanticide, insanity and social control
• Fertility and the postcolonial state
• Literary reconstructions of the past
• Gender-blending and code-switching
• De/colonizing the queer
The collection includes diverse research on the body in Southern Africa for the first time. It brings new subtleties to the ongoing debates on culture, civility and sexuality, dealing centrally with constructions of race and whiteness in history and literature. It is an important resource for teachers and students of gender and colonial studies.
Oliver Bray and Peter Bray
This chapter invites discussion of the uncomfortable, but nonetheless delightful, differences and similarities of interpretation of the discipline-specific methodologies of performance and therapy. Using three case studies we consider the performance of trauma: as the replication of experience; its affect on the maker, the performer, and the audience of the work; and questions that touch upon power, perception, and interpretation; and, the psychological safety and ethics inherent in the reciprocal sharing of such powerful materials.
Kalyanlakshmi Chitta, Manish Khare and Savita Kulkarni
This chapter focuses on the methodologies adopted by individual work efforts in pursuit of chosen objectives while operating within the larger systemic framework and attempts to conceptualise the situations in which misalignment or conflict develops in individual and systemic goals and its resultant impact. The value added by the system as a whole, beyond that contributed independently by the parts, is created primarily by the relationship among the parts. In essence, a system constitutes a set of interrelated components working together with a common objective- fulfilling some designated need. Every system has some objectives and prescribes an appropriate methodology to achieve them. Similarly, the individual components participating in the working of the system do so with some individual objectives. As long as objectives of the individual components are concentric to, and methodology adopted in pursuit of these objectives is in alignment with that prescribed by the system, the result will be synergetic. Misalignment in the functioning of individual stakeholders vis-à-vis the system arising on account of A. Conflict in short or long-term objectives, B. Adoption of inappropriate methods by individuals to realize their objectives, C. Inability of system to effectively put in place a mechanism to check anti-systemic individual practices, D. Adoption of sub-optimal strategies by system to realise its objectives that sets a self-defeating process into motion, E. Non-development of institutional environment fostering circular self-regulation through affiliation at informal levels among components beyond professional engagement. Will in the long-term culminate into a situation where individuals are able to advance their misaligned objectives at the expense of the system. This may be reflected in the distortion of internal dynamics wherein the overall value added by the system is lesser than the cumulative benefit (real or perceived) derived by individual stakeholders; a situation that the chapter understands is governed by anti-synergy.
Petra Jasurkova and Jaroslav Vancat
Modernist deconstruction of classical Renaissance view has created conditions for the image to be understood as a multi-relational structure, constructed on the basis of mutual relations of image elements (Klee), all of which were only created visual objects (Cézanne). Modern art styles from Cubism to Abstract Painting can thus be regarded as a systematic research of creative content the possibilities of visual display as picture elements and their relationships to the spatio-temporal expression of ideas (Cubism), movement (Futurism) , construction (Constructivism and De Stijl) in harmony (Kupka, Delaunay) and psychological effects (from the Fauvism to Expressionism), etc. By applying the same method of creating relationships, this time between image objects (figures), Duchamp's trance object from its original environment and putting it into new contexts (ready-made), which continued to be systematically developed by the Surrealists. We do understand both levels as structurally linked and built on the principle of mutual relations of elements and objects. This has allowed us to develop pedagogical methodology and understand the content of the image based as operated by the students with visual objects and visual elements. The methodology, based on the examination of variations of these sessions is technically easily accessible with the application of vector image digital editors. It helps to understand visual concepts for ‘in-time’ media such as film and video and is a rational approach to support the development of creativity.