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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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$ 31.00

    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...

  • How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentationby Allie Phillips

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 42.99

    Pound seizure or pound release involves a shelter selling or giving away cats and dogs to research facilities, universities, or Class B Dealers (random source animal brokers licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture) to be used for experimentation that often ends in death. This book offers an overview of the problem of pound seizure, and its history,... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Paul Waldau

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99

    In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know? series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates, in an even-handed survey, the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement. He looks at the concerns surrounding different types of animals, the philosophical and legal arguments that form the basis of animal... more...

  • Attitudes to Animalsby Francine L. Dolins

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 50.00

    Investigates differing attitudes to animals in science and society. more...

  • Ethics and Animalsby Lori Gruen

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book reflects on our ethical obligations and responsibilities to other animals, encouraging readers to engage with the philosophical issues at stake. more...

  • Education for Animal Welfareby Edward N. Eadie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 148.61

    Covering animal suffering both directly inflicted and indirectly caused by humans, this volume examines the role education can play in improving animal welfare and reducing the vast amount of animal suffering that has been and is currently created by humans. 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...