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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 100.00
In this 2nd edition the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 84.95
In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in animal sciences, which aims to increase the efficiency and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 20.99
With more than two million members and supporters, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the world?s largest animal-rights organization, and its founder and president, Ingrid Newkirk, is one of the most well-known and most effective activists in America. She has spearheaded worldwide efforts to improve the treatment of animals in... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 128.00
Images of animals generate perceptions that have a profound effect on attitudes toward species. Can representations contribute to their extinction?Paper Tigerconsiders the role of illustrations in the demise of the thylacine or Tasmanian 'tiger'. It critiques 80 engravings, lithographs, drawings and photographs published between 1808 and 1936,... more...
- Dreamriver Press 2009; US$ 15.99
Authors Tina Volpe and Judy Carman bring to the forefront humanity?s neglected relationship with animals and present the personal and societal benefits of living peacefully with all beings. Sensitively written and spiritually awakening, The Missing Peace: The Hidden Power of Our Kinship with Animals is based on the idea that ?ahimsa? (non-violence)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 38.95
Although reasoned discourse on human-animal relations is often considered a late twentieth-century phenomenon, ethical debate over animals and how humans should treat them can be traced back to the philosophers and literati of the classical world. From Stoic assertions that humans owe nothing to animals that are intellectually foreign to them, to... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 21.88
Dominion explores the many ways in which our society has created a climate of exploitation and cruelty toward animals, and the justifications used to maintain our dominion over animals. Our treatment of animals is a measure of our humanity and gives Dominion its Biblical impact. It is both a masterpiece of investigative journalism, exposing the world... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD Join bestselling author Douglas Adams and zooligist Mark Carwardine as they take off around the world in search of exotic, endangered creatures. Hilarious and poignant--as only Douglas Adams can be--LAST CHANCE TO SEE is an entertaining and arresting odyssey through the Earth's magnificent wildlife galaxy. From the... more...