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  • Citizen Canineby David Grimm

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 24.00

    Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in... more...

  • Visionary Womenby Andrea Barnet

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 17.99

    Four influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement This is the story of four visionaries who profoundly shaped the world we live in today. Together, these women—linked not by friendship or field, but by their choice to break with convention—showed... more...

  • The Rights of Natureby David R. Boyd

    ECW Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life. Palila v Hawaii . New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act . Sierra Club v Disney . These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a revolution, but beyond the headlines portending environmental catastrophes, a movement of immense import has been building — in courtrooms,... more...

  • Advances in Sheep Welfareby Drewe Ferguson; Caroline Lee; Andrew Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 250.00

    Advances in Sheep Welfare examines the recent advances made in sheep welfare assessment, handling and management, providing state-of-the-art coverage of the welfare needs of one of the world’s most widely farmed animals. The book begins with an introduction to sheep welfare in Part One, with chapters covering biology and natural behavior, sheep... more...

  • The Ethics of Captivityby Lori Gruen

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Though conditions of captivity vary widely for humans and for other animals, there are common ethical themes that imprisonment raises. This volume brings together scholars, scientists, and sanctuary workers to address these issues in fifteen new essays. The first section contains chapters written by those with expert knowledge about particular conditions... more...

  • When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceilingby Andrea Dawn Lopez

    University of North Texas Press 2002; US$ 17.56

    The paths of humans and wildlife cross all the time, and it is the aim of this handbook to make sure those paths cross as peacefully as possible. Andrea Dawn Lopez tackles a wide range of situations that occur when human and non-human worlds clash. more...

  • Soul of a Dogby Jon Katz

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.98

    Do animals have souls? Some of our greatest thinkers—Aristotle, Plato, Thomas Aquinas—and countless animal lovers have been obsessed with this question for thousands of years. Now New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz looks for an answer. With his signature wisdom, humor, and clarity, Katz relates the stories of the animals he lives with on Bedlam... more...

  • Animal Rightsby Lisa Yount

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    Praise for the previous edition:"...an excellent first-stop resource for research on animal rights...well organized, clearly written, and a great starting point for research...Recommended."-Choice"...comprehensive...invaluable for reports on a popular current topic."-VOYA"...[a] very complete research guide that will be most... more...

  • Knowing Animalsby Philip Armstrong

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings. more...

  • Canis Africanisby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00

    The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on dogs to anxieties over social status reflected through breed... more...