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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
by David Grimm
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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 the... (read more)

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Eating Animals
Eating Animals
by Jonathan Safran Foer
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Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between carnivore and vegetarian. As he became a husband and a father, he kept returning to two questions: Why do we eat animals? And would we eat them if we knew how they got... (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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When Species Meet                                                                                     " #03: When Species Meet
When Species Meet " #03: When Species Meet
by Donna Jeanne 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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Tude: A Story from the Mojave Desert
Tude: A Story from the Mojave Desert
by David Bellomy
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Tude (To-day) is a familiar variation of the Hispanic name Arturo. It is both the title of this book and the name of its principal character. The setting is the Mojave Desert. In the guise of an ancient tortoise, Tude contends the Mojave is the cradle of... (read more)

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The Convenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication: With a New Preface
The Convenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication: With a New Preface
by Stephen Budiansky
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Animal rights extremists argue that eating meat is murder and that pets are slaves. This compelling reappraisal of the human-animal bond, however, shows that domestication of animals is not an act of exploitation but a brilliantly successful evolutionary... (read more)

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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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Rattling the Cage : Toward Legal Rights for Animals (00 Edition)
Rattling the Cage : Toward Legal Rights for Animals (00 Edition)
by Steven M. Wise
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Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in light of modern scientific findings creates a glaring contradiction in our law. In this witty, moving, persuasive, and impeccably researched... (read more)

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Scalpel and the Butterfly : the Conflict Between Animal Research and Animal Protection (01 Edition)
Scalpel and the Butterfly : the Conflict Between Animal Research and Animal Protection (01 Edition)
by Deborah Rudacille
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Rudacille provides a history of 150 years of often bitter contention between scientists who use animals in their research for both medical and commercial purposes and those who defend the rights of animals to live free of human exploitation.... (read more)

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Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering
Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering
by Mark Hawthorne
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Comprehensive and hard-hitting, Bleating Hearts examines the world's vast exploitation of animals, from the food, fashion, and research industries to the use of other species for sport, war, entertainment, religion, labor and pleasure.... (read more)

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Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life
Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life
by Michael Marder
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The margins of philosophy are populated by non-human, non-animal living beings, including plants. While contemporary philosophers tend to refrain from raising ontological and ethical concerns with vegetal life, Michael Marder puts this life at the... (read more)

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The Animals Reader: The Essential Classic and Contemporary Writings
The Animals Reader: The Essential Classic and Contemporary Writings
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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Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
by David Kirby
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and Animal Factory—a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, Americas most beloved marine mammal park   Death at SeaWorld... (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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Dominion
Dominion
by Matthew Scully
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"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth."--... (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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Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life Through Earth- and Animal-Friendly Living
Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life Through Earth- and Animal-Friendly Living
by Ingrid Newkirk
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Choosing a compassionate lifestyle that makes you feel good and positively impacts on the environment and on animals has never been easier. In this practical and accessible handbook, loaded with resources for all products that are mentioned, Ingrid... (read more)

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Case for Animal Rights - Updated (05 Edition)
Case for Animal Rights - Updated (05 Edition)
by Tom Regan
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More than twenty years after its original publication, The Case for Animal Rights is an acknowledged classic of moral philosophy, and its author is recognized as the intellectual leader of the animal rights movement. In a new and fully considered preface,... (read more)

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Critical Theory and Animal Liberation (Nature's Meaning)
Critical Theory and Animal Liberation (Nature's Meaning)
by John Sanbonmatsu
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Critical Theory and Animal Liberation is the first collection to approach our relationship with other animals from the critical or left tradition in political and social thought. Breaking with past treatments that have framed the problem as one of animal... (read more)

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