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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • The Politics of the Pastureby James McWilliams

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    When Green Mountain College in Vermont announced that it was going to slaughter its longtime oxen team Bill and Lou and serve them in the school's cafeteria, an interesting conversation took place. more...

  • The Polar Bear in the Zooby Martin Rowe

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    Rowe studies a photograph by the Canadian photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur in the context of her series "We Animals" and the portraits of several other photographers of captive animals. He looks at how we come to the window to stare at the creatures, and the ways we frame our ideas about them within the exposure and capture provided by the... more...

  • Animal Campby Kathy Stevens

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95

    Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings , Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny... more...

  • Empty Cagesby Tom Regan; Jeffery Moussaieff Masson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 18.99

    This shocking expose dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates portrayed by the media, unmasks the fraudulent rhetoric of human treatment favored by animal exploiters, and explain why exisiting laws function to legitimize institutional cruelty. more...

  • Being Animalby Anna L. Peterson

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    If nature is what lies beyond human society, then animals must be a part of it. For most people, animals are the most significant aspects of the nonhuman world. They symbolize nature in our imaginations, in popular media and culture, and in campaigns to preserve the wilderness. They are also real creatures and individual subjects with whom we have... more...

  • Animal Crueltyby Linda Merz-Perez; Kathleen M. Heide

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 31.99

    1 FOREWORD 2 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 3 Chapter I: ANIMAL CRUELTY: THE CURRENT STATE Current State of Knowledge 4 Chapter 1: Animal Cruelty Encapsulated 5 Chapter 2: A Review of the Related Literature 6 Chapter 3: Three Theories of Offenders 7 Chapter II: ANIMAL CRUELTY AND SUBSEQUENT HUMAN VIOLENCE: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION 8 Chapter 4: Method and... more...

  • Das Tier an sichby Herwig Grimm; Carola Otterstedt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 29.71

    Es gehört mittlerweile zu unserer Alltagsmoral, dass zumindest jene Tiere, die uns etwas angehen, zu schützen sind. Auf der Grundlage dieses auch gesetzlich verankerten Common Sense ist die Auseinandersetzung mit der konkreten Verantwortung gegenüber Tieren in eine neue Phase gelangt: Stilprägend in der Tierschutzdebatte waren bislang Prinzipien, welche... more...

  • The Whale Whispererby Madeleine Walker

    Findhorn Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    Going beyond the standard pet communication book, this adventure delivers messages from many different wild and sacred animal species. Voices of the white buffalo, the humpback whale, the white lions of Timbavati South Africa, orcas, and bears all speak through the author, who embarked on a spiritual journey across several continents in search of... more...

  • Innocent Victimsby Catherine Buckle

    Merlin Unwin Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.84

    In December 2002, Meryl Harrison moved a large audience to tears at the BBC Animal Awards Ceremony, having been flown over from her native Zimbabwe to receive their Special Award. There she told her tale of the rescue of countless animals caught up in five years of the Zimbabwean land invasions, as farmers and families were forced from their homes... more...

  • Dilemmas in Animal Welfareby M. C. Appleby; D. M. Weary; P. Sandoe

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    There are endless on-going debates in animal welfare. This book seeks to distil some of the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by internationally known names in the field of animal welfare. Each chapter, written by a leading expert will discuss in an open-handed way a provocative topic, which will be of interest to anyone concerned... more...