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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animals and Societyby Keith Tester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Animals and Society uses a variety of historical sources and a coherent social theory to tell the story of the invention of animal rights. It moves from incidents like the medieval execution of pigs to a discussion of the politics and strategies of modern rights organisations. The book also presents radical interpretations of nineteenth-century... more...

  • Staatsziel "Tierschutz".by Rico Faller

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 70.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Verfasser strebt eine Entideologisierung der rechtswissenschaftlichen Diskussion an und unternimmt es, die Staatszielbestimmung "Tierschutz" durch Einbettung in das System der grundgesetzlichen Ordnung weiter zu entwickeln, um sie einer stärkeren Operationalisierung zuzuführen. Dabei wird gezeigt, dass die neue Staatszielbestimmung... 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...

  • Animal Rightsby Lisa Yount

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    Praise for the previous edition:"...an excellent first-stop resource for research on animal rights...well organized, clearly written, and a great starting point for research...Recommended."-Choice"...comprehensive...invaluable for reports on a popular current topic."-VOYA"...[a] very complete research guide that will be most... more...

  • The Sciences of Animal Welfareby David Mellor; Emily Patterson-Kane; Kevin J. Stafford

    Wiley 2009; US$ 77.99

    The Sciences of Animal Welfare analyses the diverse, interconnecting subjects which constitute this fascinating multidisciplinary field, whilst also considering the limitations and benefits of those subjects to the development and future of Animal Welfare Science. This book examines past, present and future practices and thinking, including the wide-ranging... more...

  • Understanding Animal Abuseby Clif Flynn

    Lantern Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Until the last decade of the twentieth century, the abusive or cruel treatment of animals had received virtually no attention among academicians. Since then, however, empirical studies of animal abuse, and its relation to other forms of violence toward humans, have increased not only in number but in quality and stature. Sociologists, criminologists,... more...

  • Ethics of Animal Useby Sandø; Peter e; Stine B. Christiansen; Bernard E. Rollin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.99

    An interesting and accessible introduction to ethical issues raised by various forms of human use of animals. This textbook avoids moral lecturing and presents a range of ethical viewpoints without defending or applying any specific stance. Readers are encouraged and provoked to reflect for themselves, and to sharpen their own points of view regarding... more...

  • The Politics of the Pastureby James McWilliams

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    When Green Mountain College in Vermont announced that it was going to slaughter its longtime oxen team Bill and Lou and serve them in the school's cafeteria, an interesting conversation took place. more...

  • The Polar Bear in the Zooby Martin Rowe

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    Rowe studies a photograph by the Canadian photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur in the context of her series "We Animals" and the portraits of several other photographers of captive animals. He looks at how we come to the window to stare at the creatures, and the ways we frame our ideas about them within the exposure and capture provided by the... more...

  • Being Animalby Anna L. Peterson

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    If nature is what lies beyond human society, then animals must be a part of it. For most people, animals are the most significant aspects of the nonhuman world. They symbolize nature in our imaginations, in popular media and culture, and in campaigns to preserve the wilderness. They are also real creatures and individual subjects with whom we have... more...