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  • The Politics of Total Liberationby Steven Best

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that there is an ongoing planetary crisis, in both the social and natural worlds, that is of urgent importance. This demands a new politics, a politics of total liberation, one that grasps the need to unite the disparate movements for human, animal, and earth liberation. In the book, Best outlines a way forward despite challenges.... more...

  • How to Talk to Your Cat - The Secret of How to Make Your Favourite Pet Your Best Friendby Claire Bessant

    John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74

    How to make your favourite pet your best friend? Since becoming domestic pets thousands of years ago, an incredible understanding has evolved between them and their human owners, and while most of us are very close to our cats, there are an amazing amount of simple things you can do to strengthen that bond even further. This wonderful book tells... more...

  • Soul of a Dogby Jon Katz

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    ?A lyrical yet unsentimental memoir about the bond between people and animals.? ? Chicago Tribune From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Anatomy of Criticismby Northrop Frye

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95

    The idea of human cruelty to animals so consumes novelist Elizabeth Costello in her later years that she can no longer look another person in the eye: humans, especially meat-eating ones, seem to her to be conspirators in a crime of stupefying magnitude taking place on farms and in slaughterhouses, factories, and laboratories across the world. Costello's... more...

  • Exposing the Big Gameby Jim Robertson

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Exposing the Big Game challenges the archaic, yet officially endorsed, viewpoint that the primary value of wildlife in America is to provide cheap entertainment for anyone with a gun and an unwholesome urge to kill. Portraits and portrayals of tolerant bears, loquacious prairie dogs, temperamental wolves, high-spirited ravens and benevolent bison... more...

  • Animals, Literature and the Politics of Representationby Professor John Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    This book addresses the question of animal rights in the context of literary criticism. Working from a committed position, it asks the question, 'What would literary studies look like if we took animal rights seriously?' It offers critical surveys of the main themes in the history of animal rights and some of the more important contemporary positions... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Contributors to this volume explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Ethical questions on ownership, protection against suffering and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human control are thought-provokingly examined. more...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Filling the Arkby Leslie Irvine

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 29.50

    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...