Animal geographies have emphasised the moral and ethical obligations towards the inclusion of animals within urban community spaces. Jennifer Wolch’s (1998) theory of zoopolis makes a case for a multi-species city (i.e. not just people): one that strives for the inclusion of animals in the political sphere and indeed their citizenship rights within the nation states they inhabit.

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there is an increasing literature on the possibility of a zoopolis: a polity in which animals – insofar as we can communicate with them – are taken seriously. Not just as moral patients, but as having interests and preferences. In which their thriving is of value in itself, and a cause of human thriving and pleasure

For a Red Zoopolis

1. Elsewhere

1.1. In my garden

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1.2. In the Agora

1.3. Mentions

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