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- 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...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2013; US$ 60.65
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
How much do animals matter--morally? Can we keep considering them as second class beings, to be used merely for our benefit? Or, should we offer them some form of moral egalitarianism? Inserting itself into the passionate debate over animal rights, this fascinating, provocative work by renowned scholar Paola Cavalieri advances a radical proposal: that... more...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 54.99
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29
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...