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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • 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$ 24.95

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

  • Rain Without Thunderby Gary Francione

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    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... more...

  • Making A Killingby Bob Torres

    AK Press 2007; US$ 13.95

    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$ 25.00

    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 Lévinas, Derrida, Žižek, Maturana, and Varela. Through detailed readings of how discourses of race, sexuality, colonialism,... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Paul Waldau

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentationby Allie Phillips

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99

    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...

  • 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 Eadie

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book deals with the role of education in improving animal welfare and reducing animal suffering inflicted by humans. It embraces situations in which humans have direct control over animals or interfere directly with them, but it considers also indirect animal suffering resulting from human activities. Education is regarded in the broad sense of... 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...