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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • Social Work Theories in Actionby Kieran O\''Donoghue; Robyn Munford; 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...

  • 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...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 105.95

    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$ 64.00

    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...