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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • No Buddy Left Behindby Terri Crisp; C. J. Hurn

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    How the love of a stray dog or cat rescued in the combat zone helps U.S. troops deal with the trauma of war, and how one woman risks everything to bring these soldiers? buddies home. more...

  • Animals and Societyby Keith Tester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Animals and Society uses a variety of historical sources and a coherent social theory to tell the story of the invention of animal rights. It moves from incidents like the medieval execution of pigs to a discussion of the politics and strategies of modern rights organisations. The book also presents radical interpretations of nineteenth-century... more...

  • No Animals Were Harmedby Peter Laufer

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    Exploring the ways we have used animals for sport and entertainment. The controversial line between entertainment and abuse, more...

  • Ein Königreich für Tiereby Mieke Roscher

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 30.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Tierversuche, Massentierhaltung, Pelztierzucht oder die traditionelle Fuchsjagd mit Hunden - es gibt vieles, gegen das britische Tierrechts-Aktivisten zu Felde ziehen. Die Befreiungs-Aktionen der Animal Liberation Front sind nur die schrillsten Ereignisse dieser Art. Die Tier-rechtsbewegung ist mit ihrem radikalen Auftreten eine... more...

  • Das Tier an sichby Herwig Grimm; Carola Otterstedt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 35.08

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 99.00

    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...

  • Animal Welfareby Richard P. Haynes

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    Members of the a oeanimal welfare science communitya, which includes both scientists and philosophers, have illegitimately appropriated the concept of animal welfare by claiming to have given a scientific account of it that is more objectively valid than the more a oesentimentala account given by animal liberationists. This strategy has been used to... more...