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  • Farm Sanctuaryby Gene Baur

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 16.00

    Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens as friendly creatures who live happily within the confines of a peaceful family farm, arriving... more...

  • Genetics of Sexual Differentiation and Sexually Dimorphic Behaviorsby Daisuke Yamamoto

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 185.00

    The field of genetics is rapidly evolving and new medical breakthroughs are occuring as a result of advances in knowledge of genetics. This series continually publishes imporatnt reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines. * Nine chapters on the most advanced research on the differentiating behaviors... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby H. Jane Brockmann; Timothy J. Roper; Marc Naguib; Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards; Chris Barnard; John Mitani

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • Recreational Hunting, Conservation and Rural Livelihoodsby Barney Dickson; Jonathan Hutton; William A. Adams

    Wiley 2009; US$ 226.00 US$ 195.87

    Recreational hunting has long been a controversial issue. Is it a threat to biodiversity or can it be a tool for conservation, giving value to species and habitats that might otherwise be lost? Are the moral objections to hunting for pleasure well founded? Does recreational hunting support rural livelihoods in developing countries, or are these benefits... more...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    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...

  • Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammalsby Marc Naguib; Vincent Janik; Nicola Clayton; Klaus Zuberbuhler

    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 thematic volume, Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals, makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas... 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...