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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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Killing Traditionby Simon Bronner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 40.00

    Is hunting a bygone activity, out of touch with modern life; or is it valuable as an escape from it? Does hunting promote violence, not just to animals, but to humans as well? Is hunting, with its connection to the land and frontier experience, a heritage worth preserving? These questions form the foundations for discussion in Killing Tradition: Inside... more...

  • The Animals Issueby Peter Carruthers

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 29.00

    Peter Carruthers explores a variety of moral theories, arguing that animals lack direct moral significance. 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...