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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Just Gusby Laurie Williams; Roslyn Banish

    McWitty Press 2012; US$ 10.99

    Gus was a lucky dog. Injured and abandoned, he could have become another of the 7 million animals euthanized every year. Then Stephanie Williams entered the picture. A successful journalist, she had been diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer at the age of 30. On medical leave and living alone, she wanted a warm four-legged companion. When she saw... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Animal Rights, Human Wrongsby Tom Regan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 25.99

    What gives an animal 'rights?' What makes product testing on animals wrong? In Animal Rights, Human Wrongs prominent activist and philosopher Tom Regan skillfully puts forth the argument for animal rights through the exploration of two questions central to moral theory: What makes an act right? What makes an act wrong? Taking into consideration moral... 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...