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  • 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...

  • The Animal Rights Debateby Gary L. Francione; Robert Garner

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal-rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property-economic commodities-laws or industry practices... more...

  • Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Lawrence Baker

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Animal Rights and Welfare: A Documentary and Reference Guide addresses a broad range of key topics within the subject of animal rights and welfare, including zoos, animal testing, philosophy regarding the treatment of animals, and practical measures instituted to protect animals, supplying readers with an impartial and authoritative resource for... more...

  • Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Cultureby Elisa Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering? more...

  • Animal Underworldby Alan Green

    PublicAffairs 2006; US$ 18.00

    A shocking investigative exposé documents the big business of exotic animal trafficking—and implicates leading zoos, wildlife parks, and dealers nationwide more...

  • Animalia Americanaby Colleen Glenney Boggs

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Consulting a diverse archive of literary texts, Colleen Glenney Boggs places animal representation at the center of the making of the liberal American subject. From the bestiality trials of the seventeenth-century Plymouth Plantation to the emergence of sentimental pet culture in the nineteenth, Boggs traces a history of human-animal sexuality in... more...

  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 105.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Animals In My Lifeby Pamela Douglas

    M-y Books Ltd 2007; US$ 2.99

    animals; cats; dogs; england; english; sentimental; poetry more...

  • Animals and the Limits of Postmodernismby Gary Steiner

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    While postmodern approaches to politics and ethics have offered some intriguing and influential insights in philosophy and theory, Gary Steiner illuminates the fundamental inability of these approaches to arrive at viable ethical and political principles. Ethics require notions of self, agency, and value that are not available to postmodernists. Therefore... more...