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Animal Liberation: the Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement (09 Edition)
Animal Liberation: the Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement (09 Edition)
by Peter Singer
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Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of people to the existence of "speciesism"—our systematic disregard of nonhuman animals—inspiring a worldwide movement to transform our attitudes... (read more)

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Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food
Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food
by Gene Baur
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Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and... (read more)

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Eating Animals (09 Edition)
Eating Animals (09 Edition)
by Jonathan Safran Foer
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Like many young Americans, Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. As he became a husband, and then a father, the moral dimensions of eating became... (read more)

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For the Prevention of Cruelty : the History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States (06 Edition)
For the Prevention of Cruelty : the History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States (06 Edition)
by Diane L. Beers
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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... (read more)

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Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy
Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy
by Kathy Rudy
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The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers outside the fray—extremist positions in which... (read more)

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Animal Rights : a Very Short Introduction (02 Edition)
Animal Rights : a Very Short Introduction (02 Edition)
by David Degrazia
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This volume provides a general overview of the basic ethical and philosophical issues of animal rights. It asks questions such as: Do animals have moral rights? If so, what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we... (read more)

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When Species Meet                                                                                     " #03: When Species Meet
When Species Meet " #03: When Species Meet
by Donna J. Haraway
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This deeply personal yet intellectually groundbreaking work develops the idea of companion species and deftly explores philosophical, cultural, and biological aspects of animal-human encounters.... (read more)

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Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal
Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal
by Cary Wolfe
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Those nonhuman beings called "animals" pose philosophical and ethical questions that go to the root not just of what we think but of who we are. Their presence asks: what happens when "the other" can no longer safely be assumed to be human? This... (read more)

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Can Animals Be Moral?
Can Animals Be Moral?
by Mark Rowlands
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From eye-witness accounts of elephants apparently mourning the death of family members to an experiment that showed that hungry rhesus monkeys would not take food if doing so gave another monkey an electric shock, there is much evidence of animals... (read more)

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Just a Dog: Animal Cruelty, Self, and Society (Animals, Culture, and Society)
Just a Dog: Animal Cruelty, Self, and Society (Animals, Culture, and Society)
by Arnold Arluke, Ph.d.
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Argues that animal cruelty must be understood in terms of social relationships, as actively created and used by social groups to achieve sought-after... (read more)

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Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals
Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals
by Karen Dawn
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The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick's dog fighting scandal to CNNs airing of... (read more)

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Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations
Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations
by Adams
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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... (read more)

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The Animal Activist's Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World
The Animal Activist's Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World
by Matt Ball
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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 Activists' Handbook argues that meaning in life is to be found, quite simply, in turning away from the... (read more)

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Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy
Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy
by Kathy Rudy
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The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers outside the fray—extremist positions in which... (read more)

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Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights
Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights
by Sue Donaldson
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Zoopolis offers a new agenda for the theory and practice of animal rights. Most animal rights theory focuses on the intrinsic capacities or interests of animals, and the moral status and moral rights that these intrinsic characteristics give rise to... (read more)

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Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions
Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions
by Cass R Sunstein
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Millions of people live with cats, dogs, and other pets, which they treat as members of their families. But through their daily behavior, people who love those pets, and greatly care about their welfare, help ensure short and painful lives for millions... (read more)

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Animals Reader (07 Edition)
Animals Reader (07 Edition)
by Linda Kalof
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The study of animals - and the relationship between humans and other animals - is now one of the most fiercely debated topics in contemporary science and culture. Animals have a long history in human society, providing food, labour, sport and... (read more)

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In the Presence of Buffalo: Working to Stop the Yellowstone Slaughter (Pruett)
In the Presence of Buffalo: Working to Stop the Yellowstone Slaughter (Pruett)
by Daniel Brister
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In the Presence of Buffalo explores the relationship between human beings and bison, or buffalo, as they are popularly called in this country. This in-depth exploration includes descriptions of Brister’s days with the buffalo, encounters with... (read more)

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Animal Ethics
Animal Ethics
by Robert Garner
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This book is an attempt to lead the way through the moral maze that is our relationship with nonhuman animals. Written by an author with an established reputation in this field, the book takes the reader step by step through the main parameters of the... (read more)

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The Politics of Animal Experimentation
The Politics of Animal Experimentation
by Dan Lyons
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The reality of animal experimentation and its regulation in Britain have been hidden behind a curtain of secrecy since its emergence as a political controversy in the 1870s. Public debate and political science alike have been severely hampered... (read more)

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