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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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$ 29.50

    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$ 49.99

    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$ 101.95

    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 extremism... more...

  • People Promoting and People Opposing Animal Rightsby JOHN KISTLER

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 81.00

    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 collection... more...

  • Animal Rights: A Reference Handbookby Clifford Sherry

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    This revised edition helps readers understand and develop their own opinions on the fundamental issues, enduring controversies, and critical developments associated with animal rights. more...

  • Thanking the Monkeyby Karen Dawn

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 15.99

    The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick's dog fighting scandal to CNN?s airing of the eye-opening film Blackfish, animal rights issues have hit the headlines?and are being championed... more...

  • The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rightsby Ingrid Newkirk

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 22.99

    With more than two million members and supporters, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the world?s largest animal-rights organization, and its founder and president, Ingrid Newkirk, is one of the most well-known and most effective activists in America. She has spearheaded worldwide efforts to improve the treatment of animals in... more...