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Veterinary laws. Veterinary medicine and hygiene. Prevention of cruelty to animals

  • Confronting Animal Abuseby Piers Beirne

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Introduction to Animal Rightsby Gary Francione

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    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...

  • Animals as Personsby Gary L. Francione

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 25.99

    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...

  • The WTO, Animals and PPMsby Laura Nielsen

    BRILL 2007; US$ 177.00

    Offers an analytical framework for GATT Article XX, which inter alia clarifies the legal and analytical problems attached to non-product related PPMs. This work 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...

  • Animal Harmby Angus Nurse

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 129.95

    Taking a broad approach, the book considers the killing and harming of animals in an international context and examines the effectiveness of current legislation, policy and sentencing. Including a section on further reading and useful organizations, this book is a valuable exploration into perspectives on the responsibility owed by man to animals as... more...

  • Law and the Question of the Animalby Yoriko Otomo; Edward Mussawir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.99

    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...

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