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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and animal ethics from theoretical, philosophical, discursive, social constructionist, and political economic perspectives.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
In this memorable first book, Behind the Dolphin Smile , Richard O'Barry told the inspiring story of his personal transformation from world-famous dolphin trainer (Flipper was his pupil) to dolphin liberator. Now, in To Free a Dolphin, he passionately recounts the dramatic story of his heart-breaking campaign to release captive dolphins back into... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 23.99
Since the dawn of history, humans have felt a kinship with dolphins. But these playful aquatic creatures are also mysterious: scientists still don?t fully understand their sophisticated navigation and communication abilities, or their complicated brains. In 2010, following her father?s death, Susan Casey had a remarkable encounter with a pod of... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
This book explores a theory of habitat rights for wild animals, positioning animal property rights within the existing institution of property and discussing the practical implications of giving property rights to animals. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wave and The Devil?s Teeth , a breathtaking journey through the extraordinary world of dolphins Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability, and intelligence seem like an aquatic... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 34.00
From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil's Teeth and The Wave, a breathtaking look into the mysterious world of dolphins and their conflicted history with man. Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In this objective, practical and authoritative introductory text the author reveals how the fundamental principles of the human-animal relationship drive the development of animal law. The book explains the criteria by which the lawful use of animals is determined, and how these criteria impact evolving standards of animal protection and define... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 32.99
I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you? Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl Safina's landmark book offers an intimate view... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99
The rapidly expanding field of critical animal studies now offers a myriad of theoretical and philosophical positions from which to choose. This timely book provides an overview and analysis of the most influential of these trends. Approachable and concise, it is intended for readers sympathetic to the project of changing our ways of thinking about... more...