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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 37.99
Confronting Animal Abuse presents a powerful examination of the human-animal relationship and the laws designed to protect it. Piers Beirne explores the heated topic of animal abuse in agriculture, science, and sport, as well as the potential for animal assault to lead to inter-human violence. He convincingly shows how from its roots in the Irish plow-fields... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95
Two-thirds of Americans polled by the Associated Press agree with the following statement: "An animal's right to live free of suffering should be just as important as a person's right to live free of suffering." More than 50 percent of Americans believe that it is wrong to kill animals to make fur coats or to hunt them for sport. But these same... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 27.99
A prominent and respected philosopher of animal rights law and ethical theory, Gary L. Francione is known for his criticism of animal welfare laws and regulations, his abolitionist theory of animal rights, and his promotion of veganism and nonviolence as the baseline principles of the abolitionist movement. In this collection, Francione advances... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 177.00
WTO, Animals & PPMs offers a new analytical framework for GATT Article XX, which inter alia clarifies the legal and analytical problems attached to non-product related PPMs. The text covers the barriers countries can enact to protect animals (as animal welfare- or biodiversity protection) in the course of trade and their consistency with the WTO rules.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Policing Wildlife examines both the extent and enforcement of wildlife law, one of the fastest growing areas of crime globally. The book considers how enforcement regimes need to adapt to contemporary wildlife crime threats, particularly those posed by terrorism and organised crime. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Why do people harm, injure, torture and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable criminal behaviour towards the harming of animals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the problem of ?animal life? in terms that go beyond the usual extension of liberal rights to animals. The discourse of animal rights is one that increasingly occupies the political, ethical and intellectual terrain of modern society. But, although the question of the status of animals holds an important place within a range of... more...