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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfareby Marc Bekoff

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 182.00

    "Libraries owning the first edition should add this excellent new resource, with its substantial new and updated content. . . . Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty/researchers; general readers." - Choice more...

  • Making A Killingby Bob Torres

    AK Press 2007; US$ 17.95

    Why animal liberation needs the Left and the Left needs animal liberation. more...

  • Animal Ritesby Cary Wolfe; W. J. T. Mitchell

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    In Animal Rites , Cary Wolfe examines contemporary notions of humanism and ethics by reconstructing a little known but crucial underground tradition of theorizing the animal from Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Lyotard to LÚvinas, Derrida, ?i?ek, Maturana, and Varela. Through detailed readings of how discourses of race, sexuality, colonialism, and animality... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Paul Waldau

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 10.99

    In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely resource offers the most complete, even-handed survey of the animal rights movement available. The book... 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...

  • Attitudes to Animalsby Francine L. Dolins

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 48.00

    Investigates differing attitudes to animals in science and society. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...