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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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...

  • Heritage of Care: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animalsby Marion Lane; Stephen Zawistowski

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • The Life You Can Saveby Peter Singer

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In  The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...

  • Animal Spyby Terry Spamer; Gordon Thorburn

    Vision Paperbacks 2008; US$ 29.99

    After years working for the RSPCA, Terry Spamer became the first freelance undercover agent investigating animal maltreatment. He has endeavoured to seek out large-scale operations of cruelty to animals and to expose them - via infiltration, surveillance, and covert recording - to the animal welfare authorities and governments. His work involves personal... 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...

  • Animal Welfareby Richard P. Haynes

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 59.99

    Challenges the accepted distinction between animal welfarists and animal liberationists Provides a philosophically sophisticated account of the concept of welfare applied to ?animal welfare? Provides a unique and hitherto undocumented history of the animal care and animal welfare movement 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...

  • Understanding Animal Welfareby David Fraser

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.99

    "This is a delightful book, full of interesting aspects of animal welfare. An excellent guide to the academic study of animal welfare science." ? Marian Stamp Dawkins , Department of Zoology, University of Oxford Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context takes a completely fresh and thought-provoking approach. It is essential... more...

  • Animals, Ethics and Tradeby Joyce D'Silva; Jacky Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Modern urban life cuts us off from direct connection with the animal world, yet daily the lives of millions of animals are affected by what we consume and wear and what we trade in. The use of animals for food, labour and pleasure pursuits has long been justified with the assumption that unlike humans, animals aren't fully sentient beings. In recent... more...

  • Ethics and the Beastby Tzachi Zamir

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    Many people think that animal liberation would require a fundamental transformation of basic beliefs. We would have to give up "speciesism" and start viewing animals as our equals, with rights and moral status. And we would have to apply these beliefs in an all-or-nothing way. But in Ethics and the Beast , Tzachi Zamir makes the radical argument... more...