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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 78.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Giving 2.0by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 25.95

    Gold Medal Winner; Philanthropy, Charities, and Nonprofits; 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Giving 2.0 is the ultimate resource for anyone navigating the seemingly infinite ways one can give. The future of philanthropy is far more than just writing a check, and Giving 2.0 shows how individuals of every age and income level can harness the power... 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...

  • 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...

  • Animals and the Moral Communityby Gary Steiner

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...

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

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 25.99

    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...