The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

by Matt Calarco, Kelsey Cummings, Mica Hilson & others
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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc - Lexington Books

Series: Ecocritical Theory and Practice

Publication Date: October 26, 2016

ISBN: 9781498538312

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The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology provides an introduction to the controversial treatment and ongoing violence routinely utilized against non-native species. Drawing from the tradition of critical animal scholars, Stanescu and Cummings have assembled a group of advocates who argue for a different kind of relationship with foreign species. Where contemporary approaches often emphasize the need to eradicate ecological invaders in order to preserve delicate habitats, the essays in this volume aim to reformulate the debate by arguing for an alternative approach that advances the possibility of an ethics of co-habitation.