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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 31.99

    Practitioners in the animal welfare field, law enforcement circles, and social services arena have often maintained that childhood cruelty to animals is a forerunner to violence against people. Does this behavior serve as a red flag with respect to extremely violent offenders, such as serial killers? Merz-Perez and Heide provide the first scientific... more...

  • Das Tier an sichby Herwig Grimm; Carola Otterstedt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 46.67

    Das Tier an Sich: Disziplinenuebergreifende Perspektiven Fuer Neue Wege Im Wissenschaftsbasierten Tierschutz more...

  • Animal Rightsby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Contributors to this volume explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Ethical questions on ownership, protection against suffering and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human control are thought-provokingly examined. more...

  • Confronting Crueltyby Lyle Munro

    BRILL 2005; US$ 58.00

    Confronting Cruelty is a sociological study of the animal rights movement in the United States, England and Australia. Social movement theory is used to analyse animal cruelty and how and why activists seek to end it in their various campaigns. more...

  • Social Work Theories in Actionby Kieran O\''Donoghue; Mary Nash; Robyn Munford; Marie Connolly

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 39.95

    This wide-ranging collection of essays offers valuable insights into the cultural issues involved in the practical application of social work theories. Leading contributors explore the challenges faced by indigenous populations and ethnic minority groups, and offer valuable guidance on cross-cultural work. more...

  • The Welfare of Dogsby Kevin Stafford

    Springer 2007; US$ 54.99

    Discusses the management of various types of dogs and how this affects their welfare. This book is one of a series of textbooks on the Welfare of Animals. It is of interest to those interested in dogs and their welfare. These include dog owners, veterinarians, animal shelter staff, students and academics. more...