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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animal Rightsby Paul Waldau

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 10.99

    In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely resource offers the most complete, even-handed survey of the animal rights movement available. The book... more...

  • Animal Rights Without Liberationby Alasdair Cochrane

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Alasdair Cochrane provides an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He applies this theory to a whole range of different and under-explored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims... more...

  • Animal Rights and Moral Philosophyby Julian H. Franklin

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 28.99

    Animals obviously cannot have a right of free speech or a right to vote because they lack the relevant capacities. But their right to life and to be free of exploitation is no less fundamental than the corresponding right of humans, writes Julian H. Franklin. This theoretically rigorous book will reassure the committed, help the uncertain to decide,... more...

  • Animal Rights/Human Rightsby David Nibert; Dr. Michael W. Fox

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 40.99

    This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western 'civilization,' one that brings into focus the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals. Nibert argues that the oppression both of humans and of other species of animals is inextricably tangled within the structure of social arrangements. Nibert asserts... more...

  • Animal Ritesby Cary Wolfe; W. J. T. Mitchell

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    In Animal Rites , Cary Wolfe examines contemporary notions of humanism and ethics by reconstructing a little known but crucial underground tradition of theorizing the animal from Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Lyotard to LÚvinas, Derrida, ?i?ek, Maturana, and Varela. Through detailed readings of how discourses of race, sexuality, colonialism, and animality... more...

  • Animal Subjectsby Jodey Castricano

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95

    Although Cultural Studies has directed sustained attacks against sexism and racism, the question of the animal has lagged behind developments in broader society with regard to animal suffering in factory farming, product testing, and laboratory experimentation, as well in zoos, rodeos, circuses, and public aquariums. The contributors to Animal Subjects... more...

  • Animal Welfareby John Webster

    Wiley 2008; US$ 81.99

    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:... more...

  • Animal Welfareby Richard P. Haynes

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 69.99

    This book challenges the accepted distinction between animal welfarists and animal liberationists. It provides a unique and hitherto undocumented history of the animal care and animal welfare movement. more...

  • Animal Welfare and Human Valuesby Rod Preece; Lorna Chamberlain

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    As the most populous province in Canada, Ontario is a microcosm of the animal welfare issues which beset Western civilization. The authors of this book, chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, find themselves constantly being made aware of the atrocities committed in the Society's... more...

  • Animal Welfare in Animal Agricultureby Wilson G. Pond; Fuller W. Bazer; Bernard E. Rollin

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 97.95

    What constitutes animal welfare? With animals being used for companionship, service, research, food, fiber, and by-products, animal welfare is a topic of great interest and importance to society. As the world?s population continues to increase, a major challenge for society is the maintenance of a strong and viable food system, which is linked to... more...