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Animal Rights

  • A Vegan Ethicby Mark Hawthorne

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    Veganism is a journey, and A Vegan Ethic explores veganism as an infinite model of social justice. more...

  • What a Fish Knowsby Jonathan Balcombe

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 27.99

    A New York Times Bestseller Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water? In What a Fish Knows , the myth-busting ethologist Jonathan Balcombe addresses these questions and more, taking us under the sea, through streams and estuaries,... more...

  • Not So Differentby Nathan H. Lents

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Animals fall in love, establish rules for fair play, exchange valued goods and services, hold funerals? for fallen comrades, deploy sex as a weapon, and communicate with one another using rich vocabularies. Animals also get jealous and violent or greedy and callous and develop irrational phobias and prejudices, just like us. Monkeys address inequality,... more...

  • Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?by Frans de Waal

    Granta Publications 2016; US$ 19.99

    From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work which challenges everything we think we know about animal intelligence more...

  • Screening the Nonhumanby Amber E. George; J.L. Schatz; Joseph Anderton; Michael Atkinson; Fernando Pagnoni Berns; Christina Victoria Cedillo; Amber E. George; Stella Hockenhull; Anja H÷ing; am Husemann; Fiona Yuk-wa Law; Matthew Lerberg; CÚsar Marino; Guilherme Nothen; Sean Parson; Jennifer Polish; J.L. Schatz; Carter Soles

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This collection draws connections between the ways in which animals represented on screen translate into reality. In doing so, it demonstrates that media consumption is not a neutral act but, rather, a political one. The images humans consume have real-world consequences for how animals are treated as actors, as pets, and in nature. The contributors... more...

  • The Humane Economyby Wayne Pacelle

    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...

  • Animal Citiesby Peter Atkins

    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...

  • Foxes Unearthedby Lucy Jones

    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...

  • The Gospel of Kindnessby Janet M. Davis

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    The Gospel of Kindness explores the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from the Second Great Awakening to the Second World War. Focused on laboring animals at its inception, the movement evolved into an expansive "gospel of kindness," transforming animal mercy into a signature American value. more...

  • Endangered Species: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Edward Weber

    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...