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- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
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...
- Encounter Books 2012; US$ 16.99
Over the past thirty years, as Wesley J. Smith details in his latest book, the concept of animal rights has been seeping into the very bone marrow of Western culture. One reason for this development is that the term animal rights? is so often used very loosely, to mean simply being nicer to animals. But although animal rights groups do sometimes focus... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 28.99
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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99
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...
- The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 18.16
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 126.68
This book examines the content and influence of selected books published over the last fifty years that have influenced improvements in animal welfare. Offers the necessary basis for an informed and comprehensive approach to improving the welfare of animals. more...
- 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...