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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95
Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb compiles the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought. It is an original, superbly researched history that deepens our understanding of all living beings. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
The Western world is currently gripped by an obsessive concern for the rights of animals - their uses and abuses. In this book, Leahy argues that this is a movement based upon a series of fundamental misconceptions about the basic nature of animals. This is a radical philosophical questioning of prevailing views on animal rights, which credit animals... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, David DeGrazia explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connecton with our diet, zoos, and research. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 58.00
This collection of qualitative case studies demonstrates how social groups create opposing symbolic meanings of Nature during conflict over wildlife issues. It highlights the untapped utility of constructionist approaches for understanding how different meanings can ultimately affect wildlife and people. more...
- Icon Books 2005; US$ 11.65
In this highly accessible book Alison Hills steers a careful path between often impractical poles of thought and, for once, provides a practical and liveable idea of the ethics of animals. Telling the story of how animals have been thought of through human history, she argues in particular that we must distinguish between species - all animals are... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99
There has been a recent explosion of active concern in matters of animal welfare. The science behind animal welfare has progressed significantly, new codes of practice and legislation have come into to being, and innovative methods to assess welfare schemes for food production have emerged. Part of a major animal welfare series, Animal Welfare: Limping... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00
Dealing with a contentious topic that animal rightist attorney Gary Francione has hailed as ?the civil rights movement of the 21st century,? Animal Rights examines all sides of the debate regarding animal welfare in contemporary American society. Providing a broad overview to the topic, this invaluable reference resource helps students, teachers, librarians,... more...
- Lantern Books 2007; US$ 9.00
The Longest Struggle tells the story of animal exploitation and the battle for animal justice. At once an accessible history of animal protection thought over the centuries and a revealing narrative of modern campaigns for animal rights, The Longest Struggle is must read material for everyone who wants to understand the most radical social justice... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00
Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the nation's first animal welfare organization. The society had its origins in the fervor for social reform that characterized the era following the Civil War. Its founder, Henry Bergh, organized the ASPCA because of his abhorrence of injustice ? personally, he was... more...