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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animal Crueltyby Linda Merz-Perez; Kathleen M. Heide

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 31.99

    Practitioners in the animal welfare field, law enforcement circles, and social services arena have often maintained that childhood cruelty to animals is a forerunner to violence against people. Does this behavior serve as a red flag with respect to extremely violent offenders, such as serial killers? Merz-Perez and Heide provide the first scientific... 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...

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

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Das Tier an sichby Herwig Grimm; Carola Otterstedt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 34.43

    Es gehört mittlerweile zu unserer Alltagsmoral, dass zumindest jene Tiere, die uns etwas angehen, zu schützen sind. Auf der Grundlage dieses auch gesetzlich verankerten Common Sense ist die Auseinandersetzung mit der konkreten Verantwortung gegenüber Tieren in eine neue Phase gelangt: Stilprägend in der Tierschutzdebatte waren bislang Prinzipien, welche... more...

  • Ein Königreich für Tiereby Mieke Roscher

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 29.14

    Hauptbeschreibung Tierversuche, Massentierhaltung, Pelztierzucht oder die traditionelle Fuchsjagd mit Hunden - es gibt vieles, gegen das britische Tierrechts-Aktivisten zu Felde ziehen. Die Befreiungs-Aktionen der Animal Liberation Front sind nur die schrillsten Ereignisse dieser Art. Die Tier-rechtsbewegung ist mit ihrem radikalen Auftreten eine... 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...

  • 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...

  • Animal Welfareby Richard P. Haynes

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    Members of the a oeanimal welfare science communitya, which includes both scientists and philosophers, have illegitimately appropriated the concept of animal welfare by claiming to have given a scientific account of it that is more objectively valid than the more a oesentimentala account given by animal liberationists. This strategy has been used to... 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...