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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • The Animal Rights Debateby Gary L. Francione; Robert Garner

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal-rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property-economic commodities-laws or industry practices... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Andrew Linzey; Paul Barry Clarke

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Species Mattersby Marianne DeKoven; Michael Lundblad

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    The question of the animal has preoccupied an increasing number of humanities, science, and social science scholars in recent years, and important work continues to expand the burgeoning field of animal studies. However, a key question still needs to be explored: Why has the academy struggled to link advocacy for animals to advocacy for various human... more...

  • The Animal Activist's Handbookby Matt Ball; Bruce Friedrich

    Lantern Books 2009; US$ 6.99

    Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich take the plight of the world's animals seriously and have dedicated their lives to ending their suffering. The Animal Activist's Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the futile pursuit of "more," and focusing instead on leaving the planet a better place... more...

  • Free the Animals 20th Anniversary Editionby Ingrid Newkirk

    Lantern Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    The shattering account of one woman's struggle against the forces supporting the abuse of animals, Free the Animals is the best-selling and action-packed story of underground adventure, as well as an eloquent plea for the rights of nonhuman animals. Free the Animals, with an introduction by Chrissie Hynde, is the story of Valerie, a 23-year-old... more...

  • Confronting Animal Exploitationby Kim Socha; Sarahjane Blum

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    As animal exploitation increases, animal liberation issues are of growing concern, as seen through the rise of veganism, academic disciplines devoted to animal issues, and mainstream critiques of factory farms. Yet as the dialogues, debates and books continue to grow, the voices of "street level" activists--not academics, journalists or vegan... more...

  • Ethics, Humans and Other Animalsby Rosalind Hursthouse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems. Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as Peter Singer and Mary Midgley and asks students to think... more...

  • Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Cultureby Elisa Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering? more...

  • Changing the Gameby Norm Phelps

    Lantern Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    In this controversial and timely book, animal liberation activist Norm Phelps argues that the animal rights movement has reached a crisis point. more...

  • How to Profit from Car Boot Salesby Fiona Shoop

    Remember When 2009; US$ 9.99

    The star of Car Boot Sale Challenge and a keen car booter, Fiona Shoop shares her expertise on how to make the best from car boot sales for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re selling your goods as a one-off to clear the house or buy and sell at car boots to make extra money, Fiona’s top tips will help make the experience easier, more... more...