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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animals and the Environmentby Lisa Kemmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection... more...

  • Animals and the Moral Communityby Gary Steiner

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 54.99

    Gary Steiner argues that ethologists and philosophers in the analytic and continental traditions have largely failed to advance an adequate explanation of animal behavior. Critically engaging the positions of Marc Hauser, Daniel Dennett, Donald Davidson, John Searle, Martin Heidegger, and Hans-Georg Gadamer, among others, Steiner shows how the Western... 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...

  • Anthropocentrism and Its Discontentsby Gary Steiner

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents is the first-ever comprehensive examination of views of animals in the history of Western philosophy, from Homeric Greece to the twentieth century. In recent decades, increased interest in this area has been accompanied by scholars? willingness to conceive of animal experience in terms of human mental capacities:... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfareby Marc Bekoff; Carron A. Meaney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    Human beings' responsibility to and for their fellow animals has become an increasingly controversial subject. This book provides a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues of animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic format. Original contributions, from over 125 well-known philosophers, biologists,... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 81.99

    A rational exploration of the ethical and welfare issues in all areas of equine use. This book addresses controversial and emotive issues surrounding these iconic creatures, providing a reliable source of information to support informed debate. It will enable all those with an interest in horses and the uses they are put to gain an awareness of the... more...