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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

    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

    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 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...

  • 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 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 S Lane; Ph.D. Stephen L. Zawistowski

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    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...

  • Why Dissection?by Lynette A. Hart; Mary W. Wood; Benjamin L. Hart

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 50.00

    A resource that provides information on alternatives to dissection in biology classes 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...

  • Savage Humans and Stray Dogsby Hiranmay Karlekar

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95

    The mass slaughter of stray dogs at Bangalore and elsewhere in Karnataka in 2007. outraged animal lovers throughout India. While the killing of two children, attributed. to such animals, was profoundly tragic, the authorities` response was both cruel. and counter-productive in terms of a strategy for controlling stray dog populations. Savage Humans... more...