PDF | On Jun 1, , DON HANDELMAN and others published The companion species manifesto: dogs, people, and significant otherness by Haraway. The Companion Species Manifesto has ratings and 36 reviews. In all their historical complexity, Donna Haraway tells us, dogs matter. They are not just. In her Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant. Otherness, Donna Haraway talks about “cross-species sociality” and. “how a dog and.

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Honestly, I tend to take Haraway as performance art, an academic version of Lord Buckley.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There are no discussion manifexto on this book yet. None of us is without sin. Compannion book fits easily in a back pocket or purse so you can take it along anywhere. If we refuse to view dogs as anything but the givers of unconditional love, we are much more likely to abuse our dogs and be abused ourselves—not necessarily physically, but sppecies enough.

To ask other readers questions about The Companion Species Manifestoplease sign up. Dogs are our kin. As a manifesto it is not a very easy read, yet for a complex read, it does not feel too grounded on theory. A book filled with fascinating insights on the relationships between humans and animals that questions how much of our understanding of being “human” is dependent of our four legged friends.

The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness

They have to be. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I would hardly call this a Manifesto given most of it is the author’s love for dogs.

When Species Meet Posthumanities. Or, in regard to telling the story of street dogs in Puerto Rico rescued, rehabilitated, and shipped to forever homes in the US, “I am interpellated into this story in mind and heart.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Meditations on feminist approaches to science studies intertwine with descriptions of dog training methods, and the ongoing conflict between AKC ‘purity’ and working dog hybridity. Some passages are just excruciating to read and cipher.


Let alone the thinking, such a creative and funny writer who has written a book with perfect rhythm. Jul companipn, Jonna Higgins-Freese rated it liked it.

The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness by Donna J. Haraway

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She does have some interesting maniresto to say about the dangers of pet relationships: This struck me because — it’s true that we don’t have a good way to talk about what speckes mean to us; this shows up whenever someone’s dog dies, and that person is devastated, and yet even to those of us who have experienced it ourselves and take it seriously, it doesn’t seem like a serious form of grief.

It was just the right mix of theory and very pragmatic discussion to appeal to anyone from the reader who just plain loves dogs AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Prickly Paradigm Press April 1, Language: Oct 20, Christy rated it it was ok Shelves: I have respect for some of Haraway’s other work, but this piece was a frenetic jumble of half-formed ideas and gestures and thus a manifesto? She helpfully tells us that Puerto Rico is a colony-!! In relationship, dogs and humans construct ‘rights’ in each other, such as the right to demand respect, attention, and response” Or maybe i just haven’t been reading enough theory lately and need to bulk up on brainpower Work undertaken by working-class women of color from colonized cultures is disparaged and undermined by her rhetorical strategy, while the work of wealthy white women in Europe and the US mainland is wholeheartedly celebrated in the previous two chapters.

Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: In some ways, I guess I’m Haraway’s ideal audience: It suffers from writing that at times approaches the panicked hyperventilated utterances of a creative twelve year old with a technical vocabulary. Apr 21, Justiina Dahl rated it really liked it. We are not one, and being depends on getting on together. She writes and lectures on techno-science and feminist theory. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Not an easy one, really, but Haraway leavens her theoretical musings with plenty of anecdotes, histories, and asides. The connections she makes don’t amount to much besides asking us to replace cyborgs with dogs.

The Companion Species Manifesto

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. By mapping the breeding stories of Great Pyrenees, Australian Shepherds and Puerto Rica’s Satos in the second half of the book, we can understan Harraway undergoes an exploration of Being with — Being with dogs as companion species.

This read like notes for a future project, and she admits compabion much near the end. Jun 16, Jen Hirt rated it really liked mankfesto. I need to learn to inhabit histories, not disown them, least of all through the cheap tricks of puritanical sprcies. This was the only big fluffy dog among I found her dogged punning in the first sections of the book annoying rather than playful, and then felt vindicated and pissy when it petered out in the second half.

But instead of doing that, Haraway spends most of the book simply reeling off facts about various dog breeds and training techniques.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. These experimental case studies fall a bit flat, however, especially because they are intended to be the culmination of the manifesto at manifesgo, they occupy the most—and at the end, the most prominent—space.

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