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- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99
Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn?t warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.00
? My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.? ?Sy Montgomery, The Good Good Pig Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens, horses, pigs, cows, rabbits, emus,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 72.92
At the dawn of the Victorian era, London Zoo became one of the metropolis's premier attractions. The crowds drawn to its bear pit included urban promenaders, gentlemen menagerists, Indian shipbuilders and Persian princes - Charles Darwin himself. This book shows that the impact of the zoo's extensive collection of animals can only be understood in... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 11.65
In the week before Christmas, on a cosy bed beside a log burner a dog snoozes happily, her belly full of lobster. Just a few months earlier she had lain in the cold and filth of a Welsh puppy farm, her belly empty of food but full of yet another litter of puppies. The contrast could not have been greater. For six years Susie-Belle had been trapped... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
In critical sport studies, the place of animals has been a relatively minor field of inquiry. Much of this research has addressed animals with regard to gambling, via studies of horse racing. Increasingly, however, "riding the animal studies wave," sport studies researchers are looking more extensively at interspecies relations and taking up topics... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Edited by François Depelteau and Christopher Powell, this volume and its companion, Applying Relational Sociology: Networks, Relations , addresses fundamental questions about what relational sociology is and how it works. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
In 2008 the youtube video documenting the emotional reunion between two men and Christian the Lion became a worldwide sensation. Key themes of the essays in Captured: the Animal within Culture are encapsulated in Christian's story: the implications of the physical and cultural capture of animals. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
While hiking on a solo vacation in a remote, uninhabitable region of Arizona, Zachary Anderegg happened upon Riley, an emaciated puppy clinging to life, at the bottom of a 350-foot canyon. In a daring act of humanity that trumped the deliberate savagery behind Riley?s presence in such a place, Zak single-handedly orchestrated a delicate rescue. ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This book provides a unique, comprehensive exploration of the scale, scope, threats and drivers of wildlife trafficking. It also undertakes a distinctive exploration of who the victims and offenders of wildlife trafficking are as well as analysing the stakeholders who are involved in collaborative efforts to end this devastating green crime. more...