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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Ethics and Animalsby Lori Gruen

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book reflects on our ethical obligations and responsibilities to other animals, encouraging readers to engage with the philosophical issues at stake. more...

  • Education for Animal Welfareby Edward Eadie

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book deals with the role of education in improving animal welfare and reducing animal suffering inflicted by humans. It embraces situations in which humans have direct control over animals or interfere directly with them, but it considers also indirect animal suffering resulting from human activities. Education is regarded in the broad sense of... more...

  • Animal Subjectsby Jodey Castricano

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95

    Although Cultural Studies has directed sustained attacks against sexism and racism, the question of the animal has lagged behind developments in broader society with regard to animal suffering in factory farming, product testing, and laboratory experimentation, as well in zoos, rodeos, circuses, and public aquariums. The contributors to Animal Subjects... more...

  • Animal Welfare and Human Valuesby Rod Preece; Lorna Chamberlain

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    As the most populous province in Canada, Ontario is a microcosm of the animal welfare issues which beset Western civilization. The authors of this book, chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, find themselves constantly being made aware of the atrocities committed in the Society's... more...

  • One Dog at a Timeby Pen Farthing

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    The remarkable true story of one man?s fight to save the stray dogs of Afghanistan in the spirit of From Baghdad, With Love In the remote outpost of Now Zad, Afghanistan, Pen Farthing and his troop of young Royal Marines survive frequent engagements with the Taliban and forge links with the local community. Appalled by the horrors of local... more...

  • Putting the Horse before Descartesby Bernard Rollin

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 39.50

    When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and was told about unwanted dogs being put to sleep. The event shaped his moral outlook and initiated his concern for how animals were treated. In his irreverent memoir,  Putting the Horse before Descartes , Rollin provides an account of how he came to educate himself... more...

  • The Life You Can Saveby Peter Singer

    The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 26.95

    Most of us are absolutely certain that we wouldn't hesitate to save a drowning child. Yet while thousands of children die each day, we spend money on things we take for granted, and would hardly miss if they were not there. Is that wrong? If so, how far does our obligation to the poor go? The Life You Can Save offers a solution to world poverty. more...

  • Defending the Defenselessby Allie Phillips

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 33.99

    Defending the Defenseless is a practical how-to book on getting involved to protect companion animals. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific area in which all of us can become involved to protect cats, dogs, and other companion animals, and includes practical tips on taking action, from the smallest of tasks, to more involved measures such as... more...

  • Popular Media and Animalsby Dr Claire Molloy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    How do mainstream film, television, advertising, videogames and newspapers engage with topics such as vivisection, hunting, animal performance, farming, meat eating and animal control? This book explores social, economic, ethical and cultural aspects of relationships between popular media forms and key animal issues. more...

  • Killing Traditionby Simon J. Bronner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 40.00

    Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its connection to the land and frontier experience, a heritage worth preserving? These questions form the foundations for discussion in Killing Tradition: Inside... more...