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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animalkindby Jean Kazez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95

    By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights. A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals Advocates that we owe each animal due respect Offers readers a sensible alternative to... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 84.99

    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...

  • The Animal Questionby Paola Cavalieri; Catherine Woollard

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99

    How much do animals matter--morally? Can we keep considering them as second class beings, to be used merely for our benefit? Or, should we offer them some form of moral egalitarianism? Inserting itself into the passionate debate over animal rights, this fascinating, provocative work by renowned scholar Paola Cavalieri advances a radical proposal: that... more...

  • Animals and Their Moral Standingby Stephen R L Clark; Stephen R. L. Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Twenty years ago, people thought only cranks or sentimentalists could be seriously concerned about the treatment of non-human animals. However, since then philosophers, scientists and welfarists have raised public awareness of the issue; and they have begun to lay the foundations for an enormous change in human practice. This book is a record of the... more...

  • Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lambby Rod Preece

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Animal Rights: A Very Short Introductionby David DeGrazia

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99

    Do animals have moral rights? If so what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we understand their welfare? After addressing these questions, DeGrazia explores their implications in contexts such as food consumption, zoos, and research. 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 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$ 99.00

    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...