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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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$ 95.00

    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...

  • Animals and Public Healthby Aysha Akhtar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    A compelling argument of how human health is adversely affected by our poor treatment of non-human animals. The author contents that in order to successfully confront the 21st Century's health challenges, we need to broaden the definition of the word 'public' in public health to include non-human animals. more...

  • Animal Rights and Moral Philosophyby Julian H. Franklin

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 26.99

    Animals obviously cannot have a right of free speech or a right to vote because they lack the relevant capacities. But their right to life and to be free of exploitation is no less fundamental than the corresponding right of humans, writes Julian H. Franklin. This theoretically rigorous book will reassure the committed, help the uncertain to decide,... more...

  • Animal Rights Without Liberationby Alasdair Cochrane

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Alasdair Cochrane provides an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He applies this theory to a whole range of different and under-explored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims... more...

  • Welfare Reform Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Although people of various political persuasions and financial means regularly espouse the need for Australia to reform its social security framework, what is considered a fair approach is open to debate. The current federal government has committed to reforming the welfare and family assistance payment system to foster responsibility and provide positive... more...

  • Understanding Animal Welfareby Edward N. Eadie

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    This book examines the contents, influence, and potential of a personal selection of modern books published over the last fifty years that have been relevant to improving welfare. The works selected comprise three earlier classics that mainly deal with animal experimentation and intensive farming, as well as five that concentrate on specific subject... more...

  • An Introduction to Animals and Political Theoryby Dr Alasdair Cochrane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 37.00

    Structured around the five most important schools within contemporary political theory: liberalism, utilitarianism, communitarianism, Marxism and feminism,this is the first introductory level text to offer an accessible overview on the status of animals in contemporary political theory. more...

  • An Introduction to Animals and the Lawby Professor Joan E. Schaffner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 36.00

    This exploration of the newly emerging, diverse, and controversial area of animal lawpresents a basic survey of the laws designed to protect animals, analyzing and critiquing them, and proposing a future where the legal regime properly recognizes and protects the inherent worth of all animals. more...