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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 24.95
Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations surrounding the ethical treatment of animals. Taking a thematic... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 20.98
Gegenwärtig vorherrschenden tierethischen Diskursen wird ein theologisch eigenständiges, verantwortungsethisches Konzept entgegengestellt, das einen Richtungswechsel intendiert: Die Frage stellt sich dann nicht mehr nach der Personalität des Tiers als Individuum, sondern nach Begründungszusammenhängen und Möglichkeiten zum Erhalt von Biodiversität.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection... more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and exploit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95
Maintaining its user-friendly approach, The Care and Feeding of an IACUC: The Organization and Management of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Second Edition is a handy guide for members of the laboratory animal community looking for a concise, descriptive introduction to what an IACUC is all about and how it operates. The book covers... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 189.00
This timely book describes and analyses a neglected area of the history of concern for animal welfare, discussing the ends and means of the capture, transport, housing and training of performing animals, as well as the role of pressure groups, politics, the press and vested interests. It examines primary source material of considerable interdisciplinary... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This book, the first long-range history of the voluntary sector in Australia and the first internationally to compare philanthropy for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in a settler society, explores how the race and gender ideologies embedded in philanthropy contributed to the construction of Australia's welfare state. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This collection of essays articulates theoretical and philosophical arguments, and advances practical applications, as to why animals ought to matter to social work, in and of themselves. It serves as a persuasive corrective to the current invisibility of animals in contemporary social work practice and thought. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 69.00
When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF?s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group?s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Animals and Society uses a variety of historical sources and a coherent social theory to tell the story of the invention of animal rights. It moves from incidents like the medieval execution of pigs to a discussion of the politics and strategies of modern rights organisations. The book also presents radical interpretations of nineteenth-century... more...