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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Chickens' Libby Clare Druce

    Bluemoose Books Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99

    CHICKENS' LIB is about passion, conviction and how two women, Clare Druce and her mother, Violet Spalding, were driven to highlight the intolerable and cruel conditions on Britain's factory farms. They staged demonstrations inside the Ministry of Agriculture, caged humans in Parliament Square, were thrown out of Wakefield Cathedral by the Provost and... more...

  • For the Prevention of Crueltyby Diane L. Beers

    Ohio University Press 2006; US$ 17.99

    Animal rights. Those two words conjure diverse but powerful images and reactions. Some nod in agreement, while others roll their eyes in contempt. Most people fall somewhat uncomfortably in the middle, between endorsement and rejection, as they struggle with the profound moral, philosophical, and legal questions provoked by the debate. Today, thousands... more...

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

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    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 Society (RLE Social Theory)by Keith Tester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    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...

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

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 79.99

    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$ 8.74

    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...

  • Tierethik als Ethik des Artenschutzesby Clemens Wustmans

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 20.98

    Gegenwärtig vorherrschenden tierethischen Diskursen wird ein theologisch eigenständiges, verantwortungsethisches Konzept entgegengestellt, das einen Richtungswechsel intendiert: Die Frage stellt sich dann nicht mehr nach der Personalität des Tiers als Individuum, sondern nach Begründungszusammenhängen und Möglichkeiten zum Erhalt von Biodiversität.... 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...