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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • Confronting Crueltyby Lyle Munro

    BRILL 2005; US$ 58.00

    Confronting Cruelty is a sociological study of the animal rights movement in the United States, England and Australia. Social movement theory is used to analyse animal cruelty and how and why activists seek to end it in their various campaigns. more...

  • Dominionby Matthew Scully

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 21.88

    Dominion explores the many ways in which our society has created a climate of exploitation and cruelty toward animals, and the justifications used to maintain our dominion over animals. Our treatment of animals is a measure of our humanity and gives Dominion its Biblical impact. It is both a masterpiece of investigative journalism, exposing the world... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    This book is a record of the development of 'animal rights' through the eyes of one highly-respected and well-known thinker. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

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

  • In Defense of Animalsby Peter Singer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95

    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 Animal... more...

  • Against Liberationby Michael P. T. Leahy

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    A radical questioning of what the author sees as the dangerously anthropomorphic views of Singer or Regan. Using philosophical theories such as Wittgenstein's views on language, Leahy shows that we are wrong to credit animals with consciousness. more...

  • Do Animals Have Rights?by Alison Hills

    Icon Books 2005; US$ 11.65

    In this highly accessible book Alison Hills steers a careful path between often impractical poles of thought and, for once, provides a practical and liveable idea of the ethics of animals. Telling the story of how animals have been thought of through human history, she argues in particular that we must distinguish between species - all animals are... more...

  • Animal Welfareby John Webster

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99

    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: Limping... more...