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Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare

  • Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Cultureby Elisa Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering? more...

  • Animals and Womenby Carol J. Adams; Josephine Donovan; Joan Dunayer; Lynda Birke; Marti Kheel

    Duke University Press 1995; US$ 89.95

    Animals and Women is a collection of pioneering essays that explores the theoretical connections between feminism and animal defense. Offering a feminist perspective on the status of animals, this unique volume argues persuasively that both the social construction and oppressions of women are inextricably connected to the ways in which we comprehend... more...

  • Animals and Public Healthby Aysha Akhtar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    A compelling argument of how human health is adversely affected by our poor treatment of non-human animals. The author contents that in order to successfully confront the 21st Century's health challenges, we need to broaden the definition of the word 'public' in public health to include non-human animals. more...

  • Dilemmas in Animal Welfareby M. C. Appleby; D. M. Weary; P. Sandoe

    CABI 2014; US$ 145.00

    There are endless on-going debates in animal welfare. This book seeks to distil some of the major themes of current debate into one volume edited by internationally known names in the field of animal welfare. Each chapter, written by a leading expert will discuss in an open-handed way a provocative topic, which will be of interest to anyone concerned... more...

  • Just a Dogby Arnold Arluke

    Temple University Press 2006; US$ 28.95

    Psychiatrists define cruelty to animals as a psychological problem or personality disorder. Legally, animal cruelty is described by a list of behaviors. In Just a Dog , Arnold Arluke argues that our current constructs of animal cruelty are decontextualized—imposed without regard to the experience of the groups committing the act. Yet those... more...

  • Giving 2.0by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 25.95

    Gold Medal Winner; Philanthropy, Charities, and Nonprofits; 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Giving 2.0 is the ultimate resource for anyone navigating the seemingly infinite ways one can give. The future of philanthropy is far more than just writing a check, and Giving 2.0 shows how individuals of every age and income level can harness the power... more...

  • The Animal Activist's Handbookby Matt Ball; Bruce Friedrich

    Lantern Books 2009; US$ 6.99

    Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich take the plight of the world's animals seriously and have dedicated their lives to ending their suffering. The Animal Activist's Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the futile pursuit of "more," and focusing instead on leaving the planet a better place... more...

  • For the Prevention of Crueltyby Diane L. Beers

    Ohio University Press 2006; US$ 17.99

    Animal rights. Those two words conjure diverse but powerful images and reactions. Some nod in agreement, while others roll their eyes in contempt. Most people fall somewhat uncomfortably in the middle, between endorsement and rejection, as they struggle with the profound moral, philosophical, and legal questions provoked by the debate. Today, thousands... more...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfareby Marc Bekoff; Carron A. Meaney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    Original contributions, from over 125 well-known philosophers, biologists, and psychologists in this field, create a well-balanced and multi-disciplinary work, providing a provocative overview of the many different perspectives on the issues. more...