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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Animals and Teensby Gail Green

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 52.00

    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...

  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95 US$ 98.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Thanking the Monkeyby Karen Dawn

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 14.96

    The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick's dog fighting scandal to CNN’s airing of the eye-opening film Blackfish, animal rights issues have hit the headlines—and are being championed... more...

  • Equine Welfareby C. Wayne McIlwraith; Bernard E. Rollin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49

    A rational exploration of the ethical and welfare issues in all areas of equine use. This book addresses controversial and emotive issues surrounding these iconic creatures, providing a reliable source of information to support informed debate. It will enable all those with an interest in horses and the uses they are put to gain an awareness of the... more...

  • Dominionby Matthew Scully

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 16.27

    Dominion explores the many ways in which our society has created a climate of exploitation and cruelty toward animals, and the justifications used to maintain our dominion over animals. Our treatment of animals is a measure of our humanity and gives Dominion its Biblical impact. It is both a masterpiece of investigative journalism, exposing the world... more...