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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...
- Vision Paperbacks 2008; US$ 29.99
After years working for the RSPCA, Terry Spamer became the first freelance undercover agent investigating animal maltreatment. He has endeavoured to seek out large-scale operations of cruelty to animals and to expose them - via infiltration, surveillance, and covert recording - to the animal welfare authorities and governments. His work involves personal... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95
The mass slaughter of stray dogs at Bangalore and elsewhere in Karnataka in 2007. outraged animal lovers throughout India. While the killing of two children, attributed. to such animals, was profoundly tragic, the authorities` response was both cruel. and counter-productive in terms of a strategy for controlling stray dog populations. Savage Humans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Modern urban life cuts us off from direct connection with the animal world, yet daily the lives of millions of animals are affected by what we consume and wear and what we trade in. The use of animals for food, labour and pleasure pursuits has long been justified with the assumption that unlike humans, animals aren't fully sentient beings. In recent... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 84.99
"This is a delightful book, full of interesting aspects of animal welfare. An excellent guide to the academic study of animal welfare science." — Marian Stamp Dawkins , Department of Zoology, University of Oxford Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context takes a completely fresh and thought-provoking approach. It is... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.95
Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed,... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95
Are "animal welfare" supporters indistinguishable from the animal exploiters they oppose? Do reformist measures reaffirm the underlying principles that make animal exploitation possible in the first place? In this provocative book, Gary L. Francione argues that the modern animal rights movement has become indistinguishable from a century-old... more...