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  • Rescue Meby Melissa Wareham

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.73

    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... more...

  • Anthropocentrismby Rob Boddice

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This collection explores assumptions behind the label ?anthropocentrism?, critically enquiring into the meaning of ?human?. It addresses epistemological and ontological problems in charges of anthropocentrism, questioning the inherent anthropocentrism of all human perspectives, while seeking ?other? views that trump anthropocentrism. more...

  • The Modern Savageby James McWilliams

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Just Food  author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks... more...

  • Disziplinierte Tiere?by Reingard Spannring; Karin Schachinger; Gabriela Kompatscher-Gufler; Alejandro Boucabeille

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Until now, nonhuman animals have been rarely taken into consideration in the humanities and social sciences owing to prevalent anthropocentrism, the radical rejection of any anthropomorphism, and also biological essentialism. The relational patterns between nonhuman animals and humans are historically, culturally, and society-internally very heterogeneous,... more...

  • Lexikon der Mensch/Tier-Beziehungenby Klaus Petrus; Arianna Ferrari

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Unsere Beziehung zu den »anderen« Tieren gewinnt nicht bloß mehr und mehr an gesellschaftlicher Bedeutung, sie ist auch für die Wissenschaften wieder zum Thema geworden. Mit diesem Band widmet sich zum ersten Mal ein Lexikon umfassend der Mensch/Tier-Beziehung. Im Gegensatz zu traditionellen Einführungen in die Tierethik beschränkt sich das groß angelegte... more...

  • Dog Yearsby Mark Doty

    Random House 2011; US$ 22.01

    Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care, to join Arden, the black retriever. As Beau bounds back to life, the two dogs become Mark Doty's companions, his solace,... more...

  • Ninety-Fiveby No Voice Unheard

    No Voice Unheard 2010; US$ 15.95

    Ninety-Five is a delightful and engaging anthology of writing and photography by rescuers, caregivers, and those who love the animals. Each animal is portrayed with high quality, full-color photographs and a short story that demonstrate the animal's personality, depth, emotions, quirks, relationships, and individuality. Some stories are quite dramatic... more...

  • Committedby Dan Mathews

    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...

  • When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceilingby Andrea Dawn Lopez

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 17.56

    The paths of humans and wildlife cross all the time, and it is the aim of this handbook to make sure those paths cross as peacefully as possible. Andrea Dawn Lopez tackles a wide range of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. more...

  • 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...