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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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 manufacturing,... more...

  • Equine Welfareby C. Wayne McIlwraith; Bernard E. Rollin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 81.99

    Equine Welfare is a clear, dispassionate exploration of ethical and welfare concerns about human use of horses. Co-edited by a veterinary surgeon and a philosopher, and written by a similarly varied and distinguished team of contributors, the book addresses controversial and emotive issues surrounding these iconic creatures, providing a reliable... more...

  • Dominionby Matthew Scully

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 21.88

    Dominion explores the many ways in which our society has created a climate of exploitation and cruelty toward animals, and the justifications used to maintain our dominion over animals. Our treatment of animals is a measure of our humanity and gives Dominion its Biblical impact. It is both a masterpiece of investigative journalism, exposing the world... more...

  • Loving Animalsby Kathy Rudy

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Improving the lives of animals through emotional connection and empathy more...

  • Women and the Animal Rights Movementby Emily Gaarder

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 23.95

     Women and the Animal Rights Movement combats stereotypes of women activists as mere sentimentalists by exploring the political and moral character of their advocacy on behalf of animals.  Emily Gaarder underscores the importance of a paradigm shift in the animal liberation movement, one that seeks a more integrated vision of animal rights... more...

  • Social Work in Rural Australiaby Jane Maidment; Uschi Bay

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 40.91

    Rural social work practice is both challenging and exciting. In order to assist communities to live well socially, ecologically and in economically sustainable ways, students and practitioners must critically engage with and be proactive in addressing the ever-changing conditions of those living in rural and remote areas. more...

  • The Animals Issueby Peter Carruthers

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 28.00

    Peter Carruthers explores a variety of moral theories, arguing that animals lack direct moral significance. more...

  • A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boyby Wesley J. Smith

    Encounter Books 2012; US$ 16.99

    Over the past thirty years, as Wesley J. Smith details in his latest book, the concept of animal rights has been seeping into the very bone marrow of Western culture. One reason for this development is that the term “animal rights? is so often used very loosely, to mean simply being nicer to animals. But although animal rights groups do sometimes... more...

  • Animal Ethics in Contextby Clare Palmer

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99

    It's widely agreed that because animals feel pain we should not make them suffer gratuitously. Some ethical theories go even further: because of the capacities animals possess, they have a right not to be harmed or killed. Such views concern what not to do to animals, but we also face the question of what we should do to assist the ones that may... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Andrew Linzey; Paul Barry Clarke

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    This comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether... more...