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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • Animals and Society (RLE Social Theory)by Keith Tester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Animal Welfare in Veterinary Practiceby James Yeates

    Wiley 2012; US$ 61.99

    A practical guide to help veterinarians improve the welfare of their patients in their everyday work. A concise and accessible introduction to welfare that is both interesting and valuable in practice. The book describes ways to evaluate patients, develop in-practice quality of life assessments, resolve difficult clinical dilemmas, and turn good... 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 Animalsby Clive Phillips

    Springer 2008; US$ 169.00

    The welfare of animals is a subject that challenges every one of us. We use animals for food, companionship, sport and clothing and even the welfare of wild animals is affected by human activities. We are increasingly questioning whether this is necessary, desirable and humane. This book provides a framework to make those difficult decisions. more...