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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Improving farm animal welfareby H.J. Blokhuis; Mara Miele; Isabelle Veissier; Bryan Jones

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 58.79

    This book presents an outline of the development of a workable welfare assessment system for cattle, pigs and chickens. It presents strategies and technologies designed to ensure the continued improvement of welfare and its assessment. more...

  • Committedby Dan Mathews

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2010; US$ 11.99

    Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals. This irresistibly entertaining book recounts the unorthodox coming-of-age that inspired a reluctant party boy to devote his life to a cause,... more...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    How much do animals matter--morally? Can we keep considering them as second class beings, to be used merely for our benefit? Or, should we offer them some form of moral egalitarianism? Inserting itself into the passionate debate over animal rights, this fascinating, provocative work by renowned scholar Paola Cavalieri advances a radical proposal: that... more...

  • Filling the Arkby Leslie Irvine

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 30.50

    When disasters strike, people are not the only victims. Hurricane Katrina raised public attention about how disasters affect dogs, cats, and other animals considered members of the human family. In this short but powerful book, noted sociologist Leslie Irvine goes beyond Katrina to examine how disasters like oil spills, fires, and other calamities... more...

  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights. A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals Advocates that we owe each animal due respect Offers readers a sensible alternative to... more...

  • Animals and Teensby Gail Green

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    In Animals and Teens: The Ultimate Teen Guide , author Gail Green illustrates various situations in which young adults become involved with animals, including providing foster care, pursuing career opportunities, or simply raising pets at home. Green shows how animals can enhance teens' lives and how teens can improve the welfare of animals that... more...

  • People Promoting and People Opposing Animal Rights: In Their Own Wordsby John Kistler

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 75.00

    What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? What inspires people to take on the different causes of non-human animals? How do people vary in their views on the rights of animals? Students will be encouraged to think critically as they discover there are no black and white answers to these and other questions. This fascinating... more...

  • Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby Clifford Sherry

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    First published in 1994, Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook was widely acclaimed for its objective look at the ways in which humans treat animals. Extensively revised and updated, this new edition explores the basis for current perspectives on animal rights by addressing the relationship between humans and animals from scientific, philosophical,... more...