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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95
Are "animal welfare" supporters indistinguishable from the animal exploiters they oppose? Do reformist measures reaffirm the underlying principles that make animal exploitation possible in the first place? In this provocative book, Gary L. Francione argues that the modern animal rights movement has become indistinguishable from a century-old concern... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...