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Animal Rights

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

    transcript Verlag 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    transcript Verlag 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...

  • The Tiger and the Tortoiseby Mike Hardwich

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 7.29

    It takes a lot to unsettle a vet who has been in practice for a career spanning a good few decades, but when Mike Hardwich learnt that the wattled crane from the Hlatikulu sanctuary with the badly broken wing needing his urgent attention was also the only breeding male in captivity in South Africa, and one of a highly endangered species, he knew... more...

  • Simple Recipes for Joyby Sharon Gannon

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 19.99

    More than 200 delicious vegan recipes from the world-renowned founder of the Jivamukti yoga method and the New York City Jivamuktea Café Since 1984, Jivamukti yoga has been synonymous with a new way of living: peacefully, healthfully, and consciously. Jivamukti?s dedicated instructors and message of kindness have inspired a global revolution.... more...

  • My Lion's Heartby Gareth Patterson

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65

    Environmentalist, independent researcher and author, Gareth Patterson has spent his entire adult life working tirelessly for the greater protection of African wildlife and, more particularly, for that of the lion. Born in England in 1963, Gareth grew up in Nigeria and Malawi. From an early age he knew where his life?s path would take him – it would... more...

  • Interspecies Ethicsby Cynthia Willett

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Interspecies Ethics explores animals? vast capacity for agency, justice, solidarity, humor, and communication across species. The social bonds diverse animals form provide a remarkable model for communitarian justice and cosmopolitan peace, challenging the human exceptionalism that drives modern moral theory. Situating biosocial ethics firmly within... more...

  • Total Liberationby David Naguib Pellow

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF?s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group?s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad... more...

  • The Rescue at Dead Dog Beachby Stephen McGarva

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    The powerful, heartbreaking, yet hopeful, story of Steve McGarva?s heroic crusade to save the satos , or stray dogs of Puerto Rico, and an impassioned appeal to help all animals in need. Looking for inspiration and adventure in their lives, Steve McGarva and his wife Pam moved to Puerto Rico. While kite surfing at Playa Lucia, Steve made a shocking... more...