Posthumanism and the sentient elephant in the room

Chris E. Hurst*, Bryan S.R. Grimwood

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• Posthumanism is used to elevate the status of animals in tourism research. 

• Sentience is a limiting concept for posthuman tourism and animal ethics research. 

• Agency is a more generative and affirming concept for posthuman approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103604
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Tourism Research
Early online date17 Jun 2023
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2023
Externally publishedYes

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