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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

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  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfareby Marc Bekoff

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 165.00

    A landmark publishing achievement on the subject, the new edition of this acclaimed encyclopedia is expanded to two volumes, covering the full range of issues related to animal protection. 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...

  • Attitudes to Animalsby Francine L. Dolins

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 38.00

    Investigates differing attitudes to animals in science and society. 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$ 23.00

    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$ 159.00

    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...

  • One Dog at a Timeby Pen Farthing

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    The remarkable true story of one man?s fight to save the stray dogs of Afghanistan in the spirit of From Baghdad, With Love In the remote outpost of Now Zad, Afghanistan, Pen Farthing and his troop of young Royal Marines survive frequent engagements with the Taliban and forge links with the local community. Appalled by the horrors of local... 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...