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Animal Rights

  • Advances in the Study of Behaviorby Marc Naguib; Jeffrey Podos; Leigh W. Simmons; Louise Barrett; Susan D. Healy; Marlene Zuk

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 155.00

    Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. This volume makes another important contribution to the development of the field by presenting theoretical ideas and research findings to professionals studying animal behavior and related fields.... more...

  • The Animals' Agendaby Marc Bekoff; Jessica Pierce

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    A compelling argument that the time has come to use what we know about the fascinating and diverse inner lives of other animals on their behalf Every day we are learning new and surprising facts about just how intelligent and emotional animals are?did you know rats like to play and laugh, and also display empathy, and the ears and noses of cows... more...

  • A Sweet, Wild Noteby Richard Smyth

    Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 11.99

    Birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions, our landscape; it is the soundtrack to our world. We have tried to capture this fleeting, ephemeral beauty, and the feelings it inspires, for millennia. In this fascinating account, Richard Smyth asks what it is about birdsong that we so love. Exploring the myriad ways in which it has influenced literature,... more...

  • Gorilla Pathology and Healthby John E Cooper; Gordon Hull

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 125.00

    Gorilla Pathology and Health: With a Catalogue of Preserved Materials consists of two cross-referenced parts. The first, the book itself, is a review of pathological changes and tissue responses in gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla and G. beringei ), with an emphasis on free-living animals, but also with reference to those in captivity. The comparative... more...

  • The Great Cat and Dog Massacreby Hilda Kean

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    The tragedies of World War II are well known. But at least one has been forgotten: in September 1939, four hundred thousand cats and dogs were massacred in Britain. The government, vets, and animal charities all advised against this killing. So why would thousands of British citizens line up to voluntarily euthanize household pets? In The Great... more...

  • Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behaviorby Michael D. Breed

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 34.95

    Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment... more...

  • Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animalsby Henry R. Hermann

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: The Great Game of Life examines human nature and the influence of evolution, genetics, chemistry, nurture, and the sociopolitical environment as a way of understanding how and why humans behave in aggressive and dominant ways.  The book walks us through aggression in other social species, compares... more...

  • Animal Subjects 2.0by Jodey Castricano; Lauren Corman

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2016; US$ 30.99

    Exciting discussions in critical animal studies and posthumanism. Intertwining analyses of gender, disability, culture, and race into species, this collection demonstrates that respect for difference rather than similarity marks a vibrant turn in thinking about nonhuman animals, as well as our entangled relationships with them. more...

  • Considering Animalsby Carol Freeman; Elizabeth Leane; Yvette Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Considering Animals draws on the expertise of scholars trained in the biological sciences, humanities, and social sciences to investigate the complex and contradictory relationships humans have with nonhuman animals. Taking their cue from the specific 'animal moments' that punctuate these interactions, the essays engage with contemporary issues and... more...

  • Amica's Worldby Washo Shadowhawk; Meadow Shadowhawk; Jane Goodall

    Microcosm Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Amica is a rheaa flightless bird in the ratite family, related to ostriches, emus, and kiwis. Amica was adopted as a young chick and in turn quickly adopted mother and son Meadow and Washo Shadowhawk as his flock and made himself at home in their living room. Now an adult, Amica stands nearly six feet tall, and has a six-foot wingspan. By day he... more...