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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Education for Animal Welfareby Edward N. Eadie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]by Marc Bekoff

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 182.00

    Expanded to two volumes, the comprehensively updated new edition, Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare: Second Edition is an extraordinary publishing event. It remains the only reference to cover the entire scope of animal rights and welfare from a global interdisciplinary perspective, with an international team of contributors assembled... more...

  • Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animalsby Robert J. Young

    Wiley 2013; US$ 89.99

    Environmental enrichment is a simple and effective means of improving animal welfare in any species – companion, farm, laboratory and zoo. For many years, it has been a popular area of research, and has attracted the attention and concerns of animal keepers and carers, animal industry professionals, academics, students and pet owners all over... more...

  • 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...

  • Ethics and the Beastby Tzachi Zamir

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...

  • Fear of the Animal Planetby Jason Hribal; Jeffery St. Clair

    AK Press 2011; US$ 15.95

    Animals hate captivity; they tell us all the time. We just aren't listening. more...

  • Heritage of Care: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animalsby Marion Lane; Stephen Zawistowski

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 44.00

    Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the nation's first animal welfare organization. The society had its origins in the fervor for social reform that characterized the era following the Civil War. Its founder, Henry Bergh, organized the ASPCA because of his abhorrence of injustice ? personally, he was... more...

  • How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentationby Allie Phillips

    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...

  • In Defense of Animalsby Peter Singer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95

    Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and... more...

  • An Introduction to Animals and Political Theoryby Dr Alasdair Cochrane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 39.00

    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...