"If you desire to be a stronger, more confident advocate and to feel less alone, despairing, and frustrated in pursuit of justice for animals, if you care about what animals are going through and about animals themselves. . . Sister Species
is for you." Karen Davis, United Poultry Concerns"This book will change your way of thinking about animals who don't happen to be human." The Book Garden Review
"...having read Sister Species
, I see... the intersection of oppressions in a culture whose various appetites demand young, firm flesh and large breasts in more than one species." Kathleen Stachowski, Other Nations (OtherNationsJustice.org)
"A picture is worth a thousand words, and the cover of Lisa Kemmerer's anthology Sister Species is a doozy. . . . It's an eye-grabbing, opinion-provoking cover, and a fairly accurate preparation for the content featured in Sister Species.--Bitch
"Animal lovers will find this of clear interest, while those investigating women's lives will likely be surprised and intrigued by the issues it raises."--Booklist
"Takes us on a unique journey of thought and self-discovery."--Journal for Critical Animals Studies
"A collection of 10 compelling essays by a who's-who of accomplished activists, Sister offers insight and education through firsthand accounts. . . . The exceptionally inspiring and enlightening essays leave you longing for a sequel."--VegNews
"Prompt[s] us to recognize that attention to nature and animals should be at the forefront of any feminist agenda."--SIGNS
"This is a book worth having on a personal and academic bookshelf to return to over and over again to remind ourselves that all species human and non-human deserve and need our protection and respect."--Gender and Education
About the Author
Lisa Kemmerer is a philosopher-activist dedicated to working against oppression, whether on behalf of the environment, nonhuman animals, or disempowered human beings. Her books include In Search of Consistency: Ethics and Animals; Animals and World Religions
; Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice; Call to Compassion: Reflections on Animal Advocacy; Speaking Up for Animals: An Anthology of Women's Voices; and Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates through Education, Advocacy, and Sanctuary.
Kemmerer has hiked, biked, kayaked, backpacked, and traveled widely, and is currently associate professor of philosophy and religions at Montana State University Billings.