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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Thanking the Monkeyby Karen Dawn

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 16.80

    The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick's dog fighting scandal to CNN?s airing of the eye-opening film Blackfish, animal rights issues have hit the headlines?and are being championed... 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...

  • Against Liberationby Michael P. T. Leahy

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    The Western world is currently gripped by an obsessive concern for the rights of animals - their uses and abuses. In this book, Leahy argues that this is a movement based upon a series of fundamental misconceptions about the basic nature of animals. This is a radical philosophical questioning of prevailing views on animal rights, which credit animals... more...

  • Animal Abuseby C. Tiplady

    CABI 2013; US$ 125.00

    Animal abuse is an increasingly recognised issue throughout the world and makes headlines every year. The plight of animals is well documented, but the hidden cost to those who help is not fully understood. This practical handbook covers definitions, types and explanations of forms of animal abuse, and then examines the impacts of animal abuse on professionals... more...

  • Animal Cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour, and Aggressionby Eleonora Gullone; Phil Arkow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Demonstrating that animal cruelty behaviours are another form of antisocial behaviour, alongside human aggression and violence, and almost without exception are carried out by the same individuals this book offers clear recommendations for future research on animal cruelty and future action aimed at prevention. more...

  • Animal Rightsby David DeGrazia

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99

    By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, David DeGrazia explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connecton with our diet, zoos, and research. more...

  • Animal Rightsby Lisa Yount

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Dealing with a contentious topic that animal rightist attorney Gary Francione has hailed as ?the civil rights movement of the 21st century,? Animal Rights examines all sides of the debate regarding animal welfare in contemporary American society. Providing a broad overview to the topic, this invaluable reference resource helps students, teachers, librarians,... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Kevin Hile

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 32.95

    From questions over whether it is appropriate to eat meat or to wear fur or leather, this title examines all sides of this very controversial issue. more...