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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Zoo Animal Welfareby Terry L Maple; Bonnie M Perdue

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Zoo Animal Welfare thoroughly reviews the scientific literature on the welfare of zoo and aquarium animals. Maple and Perdue draw from the senior author’s 24 years of experience as a zoo executive and international leader in the field of zoo biology. The authors’ academic training in the interdisciplinary field of psychobiology provides a... 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...

  • 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...

  • Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Cultureby Elisa Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Animal Welfareby Sir Colin Spedding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Awareness of the use of animals in human society in fields such as farming, biotechnology and sport is dogged by the lack of a clear and objective exposition of the issues involved and a sense of possible conflict between human and animal welfare. This text addresses these dilemmas - what is the actual scale of the animal welfare problem; where does... more...

  • Game Changerby Glen Martin

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 31.95

    Are conservation and protecting animals the same thing? In Game Changer , award-winning environmental reporter Glen Martin takes a fresh look at this question as it applies to Africa?s megafauna. Martin assesses the rising influence of the animal rights movement and finds that the policies championed by animal welfare groups could lead paradoxically... 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...