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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact evolving standards of animal protection and define... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book explores a theory of habitat rights for wild animals, positioning animal property rights within the existing institution of property and discussing the practical implications of giving property rights to animals. more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2016; US$ 8.47
The British people have a unique relationship with the fox; no other animal attracts such controversy, has provoked more column inches or been so deeply woven into our culture over the centuries. But as well as being the most ubiquitous of British animals, it is also the least understood. In Foxes Unearthed , Lucy Jones investigates the truth about... more...
- Artisan 2016; US$ 15.95
For 30 years Farm Sanctuary has been rescuing farm animals from the most dire of circumstances and providing them with a unique living situation that can only be described as an animal utopia. Based on 175 acres of land in Watkins Glen, New York, the organization is home to hundreds of cows, chickens, goats, sheep, pigs, and many other animals who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95
What did the 13th Earl of Derby, his twenty-two-year-old niece, Manchester‚??s Belle Vue Zoo, and even some ordinary laborers all have in common? All were avid collectors and exhibitors of exotic, and frequently unruly, specimens. In her study of Britain‚??s craze for natural history collecting, Ann C. Colley makes extensive use of archival materials... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 108.00
In this thought-provoking work, author Edward P. Weber examines the values, policies, challenges, and approaches to endangered species conservation over the past 200 years. Using primary source documents and in-depth analysis of the issues, the reference tracks the evolution of species protection and conservation in the United States, and offers a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Animal Cities builds upon a recent surge of interest about animals in the urban context. Considering animals in urban settings is now a firmly established area of study and this book presents a number of valuable case studies that illustrate some of the perspectives that may be adopted. Having an ?urban history? flavour, the book follows a fourfold... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00
This collection examines the question of nonhuman animal agency by shifting emphasis from the human perspective toward that of other animals, exploring modes of animal resistance to human behaviors, and considering the ways the presence of animals refracts human notions like agency and species. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 167.99
The recognition of the importance of safe large animal rescue is quickly growing. The prevailing attitude of large animal owners, whose animals are often pets or a large financial investment, is to demand the safe rescue and treatment of their large animals in emergency situations. Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue is a guide for equine, large... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.27
Melissa Wareham always wanted to work with dogs. After failing her biology O-level she realised she'd have to start at the bottom, cleaning out kennels at Battersea Dogs Home. From frail old men looking for a four-legged companion to famous folk who've lost their favourite hound, it seemed that at some point everyone passes through Battersea's doors.... more...