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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Animal Rights and Welfareby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and exploit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific... more...

  • Anthropocentrism and Its Discontentsby Gary Steiner

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents is the first-ever comprehensive examination of views of animals in the history of Western philosophy, from Homeric Greece to the twentieth century. In recent decades, increased interest in this area has been accompanied by scholars? willingness to conceive of animal experience in terms of human mental capacities:... 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 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

    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$ 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...

  • Environmental Enrichment for Captive Animalsby Robert J. Young

    Wiley 2013; US$ 89.99

    "Young's précis of the 'animal rights' viewpoint is one of the best I have read in some time." "This book deserves to be bought and read by a wide audience. It should be required reading for all undergraduate students intending to carry out research projects involving environmental enrichment." Animal Welfare "Scientific and passionate... more...