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- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.78
In the heart-warming Lost and Found , discover tales from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home that celebrate the power of animals to transform people's lives. We hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer. We meet the couple who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book advances current literature on the role and place of animals in sport and society. It explores different forms of sporting spaces, examines how figures of animals have been used to racialize the human athlete, and encourages the reader to think critically about animal ethics, animals in space, time and place, and the human-animal relationship.... more...
- Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 24.99
An epic journey through Africa by a man who fell in love with a magical and disappearing world and then transformed himself into a warrior on the frontline to protect it. Staging heart-pounding, espionage-style raids, Ofir Drori and his organization, The Last Great Ape (LAGA), have put countless poachers and traffickers of endangered species behind... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book analyses the animal images used in William Hogarth's art, demonstrating how animals were variously depicted as hybrids, edibles, companions, emblems of satire and objects of cruelty. Beirne offers an important assessment of how Hogarth's various audiences reacted to his gruesome images and ultimately what was meant by 'cruelty'. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 29.19
Tiere sind Objekte der menschlichen Umwelt. Sie werden wahrgenommen und wirken auf die Menschen und ihre Handlungen ein. Am Beispiel von Schwänen - auffälligen, aber nicht domestizierten Vögeln - untersucht Brage Bei der Wieden die Kontakte zwischen Mensch und Tier und geht den durch sie angeregten Vorstellungen und von realen Wahrnehmungen mitunter... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 25.37
How should we treat non-human animals? In this immensely powerful and influential book (now with a new introduction by Sapiens author Yuval Noah Harari), the renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer addresses this simple question with trenchant, dispassionate reasoning. Accompanied by the disturbing evidence of factory farms and laboratories, his... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99
A major new exploration of the economics of animal exploitation and a practical roadmap for how we can use the marketplace to promote the welfare of all living creatures, from the renowned animal-rights advocate Wayne Pacelle, President/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States and New York Times bestselling author of The Bond. In the mid-nineteenth... more...
- Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99
This shocking exposé is a compelling account of one investigator's experiences while working undercover at a primate research facility. Commissioned as an investigator by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the author exposes how the animals--specifically, rhesus macaques--are often mistreated for wasteful, even pointless research,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Though conditions of captivity vary widely for humans and for other animals, there are common ethical themes that imprisonment raises. This volume brings together scholars, scientists, and sanctuary workers to address these issues in fifteen new essays. The first section contains chapters written by those with expert knowledge about particular conditions... more...
- Atria Books 2007; US$ 17.99
Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals. This irresistibly entertaining book recounts the random incidents and soul-searching that inspired a reluctant party boy to devote his... more...