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  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99

    How much do animals matter--morally? Can we keep considering them as second class beings, to be used merely for our benefit? Or, should we offer them some form of moral egalitarianism? Inserting itself into the passionate debate over animal rights, this fascinating, provocative work by renowned scholar Paola Cavalieri advances a radical proposal: that... more...

  • Electric Animalby Akira Mizuta Lippit

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 30.00

    Differentiation from animals helped to establish the notion of a human being, but the disappearance of animals now threatens that identity. This is the argument underlying Electric Animal, a probing exploration of the figure of the animal in modern culture. Akira Mizuta Lippit shows us the animal as a crucial figure in the definition of modernity?essential... more...

  • Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Editionby Temple Grandin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism?because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible to the rest of us. In this unprecedented book, Grandin... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby H. Jane Brockmann; Charles T. Snowdon; Timothy J. Roper; Marc Naguib; Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 149.00

    Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and... more...

  • Filling the Arkby Leslie Irvine

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 30.50

    When disasters strike, people are not the only victims. Hurricane Katrina raised public attention about how disasters affect dogs, cats, and other animals considered members of the human family. In this short but powerful book, noted sociologist Leslie Irvine goes beyond Katrina to examine how disasters like oil spills, fires, and other calamities... more...

  • Speaking of Animalsby Terry Caesar

    BRILL 2009; US$ 115.00

    Speaking of Animals is a series of personal essays about such subjects as dogs in Brazil , big game in Kenya, novels about lost dogs and movies about grizzly bears. What difference does it make that none of these animals can speak? more...

  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95

    By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights. A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals Advocates that we owe each animal due respect Offers readers a sensible alternative to... more...

  • Vegan Freakby Bob Torres; Jenna Torres

    PM Press 2009; US$ 12.00

    In this informative and practical guide, two seasoned vegans offer tips and advice for thriving without animal by-products. Sometimes funny and irreverent yet always aware of its serious message, this resource for being vegan in a world that doesn?t always understand or have sympathy for the lifestyle illustrates how to go vegan in three weeks or... more...

  • Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby Clifford Sherry

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    First published in 1994, Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook was widely acclaimed for its objective look at the ways in which humans treat animals. Extensively revised and updated, this new edition explores the basis for current perspectives on animal rights by addressing the relationship between humans and animals from scientific, philosophical,... more...

  • People Promoting and People Opposing Animal Rights: In Their Own Wordsby John Kistler

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 75.00

    What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? What inspires people to take on the different causes of non-human animals? How do people vary in their views on the rights of animals? Students will be encouraged to think critically as they discover there are no black and white answers to these and other questions. This fascinating... more...