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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • In Defense of Animalsby Peter Singer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95 US$ 50.36

    Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and... 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...

  • Mad about Wildlifeby Ann Herda-Rapp; Theresa L. Goedeke

    BRILL 2005; US$ 58.00

    This collection of qualitative case studies demonstrates how social groups create opposing symbolic meanings of Nature during conflict over wildlife issues. It highlights the untapped utility of constructionist approaches for understanding how different meanings can ultimately affect wildlife and people. more...

  • Animal Rightsby Cass R. Sunstein; Martha C. Nussbaum

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum bring together an all-star cast of contributors to explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified suffering, and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human... more...

  • Animal Welfareby John Webster

    Wiley 2008; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49

    There has been a recent explosion of active concern in matters of animal welfare. The science behind animal welfare has progressed significantly, new codes of practice and legislation have come into to being, and innovative methods to assess welfare schemes for food production have emerged. Part of a major animal welfare series, Animal Welfare:... more...

  • Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animalsby Robert J. Young

    Wiley 2013; US$ 92.99 US$ 83.69

    Environmental enrichment is a simple and effective means of improving animal welfare in any species – companion, farm, laboratory and zoo. For many years, it has been a popular area of research, and has attracted the attention and concerns of animal keepers and carers, animal industry professionals, academics, students and pet owners all over... 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...

  • The Welfare of Dogsby Kevin Stafford

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 97.42

    This book discusses the welfare of dogs. It is the first book to focus entirely on dog welfare and its outlook on the subject is positive. The book has an international perspective on dog welfare in developed and under-developed countries. more...

  • The Longest Struggleby Norm Phelps

    Lantern Books 2007; US$ 9.00

    The Longest Struggle tells the story of animal exploitation and the battle for animal justice. At once an accessible history of animal protection thought over the centuries and a revealing narrative of modern campaigns for animal rights, The Longest Struggle is must read material for everyone who wants to understand the most radical social justice... more...

  • Heritage of Care: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animalsby Marion Lane; Stephen Zawistowski

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 44.00

    Founded in 1866, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the nation's first animal welfare organization. The society had its origins in the fervor for social reform that characterized the era following the Civil War. Its founder, Henry Bergh, organized the ASPCA because of his abhorrence of injustice — personally, he was... more...