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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Ethics of Animal Useby Sandø; Peter e; Stine B. Christiansen; Bernard E. Rollin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 82.99

    An interesting and accessible introduction to ethical issues raised by various forms of human use of animals. This textbook avoids moral lecturing and presents a range of ethical viewpoints without defending or applying any specific stance. Readers are encouraged and provoked to reflect for themselves, and to sharpen their own points of view regarding... more...

  • In Defense of Animalsby Peter Singer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95

    Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and... 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...

  • Empty Cagesby Tom Regan; Jeffery Moussaieff Masson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 18.99

    This shocking expose dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates portrayed by the media, unmasks the fraudulent rhetoric of human treatment favored by animal exploiters, and explain why exisiting laws function to legitimize institutional cruelty. more...

  • Animal Welfare in Veterinary Practiceby James Yeates

    Wiley 2012; US$ 61.99

    James Yeates BVSc BSc DWEL DipECVS(AWBM) PhD MRCVS is Chief Veterinary Officer at the RSPCA.  He is an active member of the animal welfare research community, and publishes on topics including animal welfare concepts and companion animal welfare assessment.  He is Chair of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) Ethics and Welfare Group... 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 Robyn Munford; Kieran O\''Donoghue; 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...

  • 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...

  • The Welfare of Pigsby Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    The domestic pig is perceived as an animal with intelligence and character. This book reviews the natural history of the pig , the welfare of pigs at different stages of life. It is suitable for researchers working in veterinary and animal science and for those in the pig industry. more...