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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99
In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know? series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates, in an even-handed survey, the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. He looks at the concerns surrounding different types of animals, the philosophical and legal arguments that form the basis of animal... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 36.99
Pound seizure or pound release involves a shelter selling or giving away cats and dogs to research facilities, universities, or Class B Dealers (random source animal brokers licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture) to be used for experimentation that often ends in death. This book offers an overview of the problem of pound seizure, and its history,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 209.00
Covering animal suffering both directly inflicted and indirectly caused by humans, this volume examines the role education can play in improving animal welfare and reducing the vast amount of animal suffering that has been and is currently created by humans. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 40.50
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 36.99
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...
- 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...