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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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$ 93.99

    "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...

  • Building an Arkby Ethan Smith; Guy Dauncey

    New Society Publishers 2007; US$ 24.99

    The voice for all animals and people dedicated to a sustainable future for all species. more...

  • Arguments about Animal Ethicsby Greg Goodale; Jason Edward Black; Wendy Atkins-Sayre; Renee S. Besel; Richard D. Besel; Carrie Packwood Freeman; Laura K. Hahn; Brett Lunceford; Patricia Malesh; Sabrina Marsh; Jane Bloodworth Rowe; Mary Trachsel

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 36.99

    Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed,... more...

  • Rain Without Thunderby Gary Francione

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    Are "animal welfare" supporters indistinguishable from the animal exploiters they oppose? Do reformist measures reaffirm the underlying principles that make animal exploitation possible in the first place? In this provocative book, Gary L. Francione argues that the modern animal rights movement has become indistinguishable from a century-old concern... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]by Marc Bekoff

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 182.00

    Expanded to two volumes, the comprehensively updated new edition, Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare: Second Edition is an extraordinary publishing event. It remains the only reference to cover the entire scope of animal rights and welfare from a global interdisciplinary perspective, with an international team of contributors assembled... more...

  • Making A Killingby Bob Torres

    AK Press 2007; US$ 17.99

    Why animal liberation needs the Left and the Left needs animal liberation. 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...