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- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 83.99 US$ 72.79
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 18.99
This shocking expose dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates portrayed by the media, unmasks the fraudulent rhetoric of human treatment favored by animal exploiters, and explain why exisiting laws function to legitimize institutional cruelty. more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 37.99
Practitioners in the animal welfare field, law enforcement circles, and social services arena have often maintained that childhood cruelty to animals is a forerunner to violence against people. Does this behavior serve as a red flag with respect to extremely violent offenders, such as serial killers? Merz-Perez and Heide provide the first scientific... more...
- Merlin Unwin Books Limited 2014; US$ 12.99
In December 2002, Meryl Harrison moved a large audience to tears at the BBC Animal Awards Ceremony, having been flown over from her native Zimbabwe to receive their Special Award. There she told her tale of the rescue of countless animals caught up in five years of the Zimbabwean land invasions, as farmers and families were forced from their homes... more...
- CABI 2014; US$ 145.00
There are endless on-going debates in animal welfare. This book seeks to distil some of the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by internationally known names in the field of animal welfare. Each chapter, written by a leading expert will discuss in an open-handed way a provocative topic, which will be of interest to anyone concerned... more...