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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Sciences of Animal Welfareby David Mellor; Emily Patterson-Kane; Kevin J. Stafford

    Wiley 2009; US$ 80.99

    The Sciences of Animal Welfare analyses the diverse, interconnecting subjects which constitute this fascinating multidisciplinary field, whilst also considering the limitations and benefits of those subjects to the development and future of Animal Welfare Science. This book examines past, present and future practices and thinking, including the wide-ranging... 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...

  • Understanding Animal Abuseby Clif Flynn

    Lantern Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Until the last decade of the twentieth century, the abusive or cruel treatment of animals had received virtually no attention among academicians. Since then, however, empirical studies of animal abuse, and its relation to other forms of violence toward humans, have increased not only in number but in quality and stature. Sociologists, criminologists,... more...

  • The Animal Activist's Handbookby Matt Ball; Bruce Friedrich

    Lantern Books 2009; US$ 6.99

    Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich take the plight of the world's animals seriously and have dedicated their lives to ending their suffering. The Animal Activist's Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the futile pursuit of "more," and focusing instead on leaving the planet a better place... more...

  • Animal Ethics: The Basicsby Tony Miligan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 24.95

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations surrounding the ethical treatment of animals. Taking a thematic... more...

  • Animal Ethics in Contextby Clare Palmer

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    It's widely agreed that because animals feel pain we should not make them suffer gratuitously. Some ethical theories go even further: because of the capacities animals possess, they have a right not to be harmed or killed. Such views concern what not to do to animals, but we also face the question of what we should do to assist the ones that may... more...