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For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States
For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States
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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The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics (Oxford Handbooks)
by Tom L. Beauchamp
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Humans encounter and use animals in a stunning number of ways. The nature of these animals and the justifiability or unjustifiabilitly of human uses of them are the subject matter of this volume. Philosophers have long been intrigued by animal minds and... (read more)

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Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status
Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status
by David Degrazia
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Transcending the overplayed debate between utilitarians and rights theorists, the book offers a fresh methodological approach with specific constructive conclusions about our treatment of animals. David DeGrazia provides the most thorough discussion yet... (read more)

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Farm Animal Welfare: Social, Bioethical, and Research Issues
Farm Animal Welfare: Social, Bioethical, and Research Issues
by Bernard E Rollin
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Animals born with bones and muscles are meant to move. In modern systems of intensive agriculture, however, many animals -- notably, swine, veal calves, and poultry -- are rigorously confined. In this book Professor Bernard E. Rollin describes problems... (read more)

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The Global Guide to Animal Protection
The Global Guide to Animal Protection
by Andrew (edt) Linzey
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Raising awareness of human indifference and cruelty toward animals, The Global Guide to Animal Protection includes more than 180 introductory articles that survey the extent of worldwide human exploitation of animals from a variety of perspectives. In... (read more)

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Peta Files: The Dark Side of the Animal Rights Movement
Peta Files: The Dark Side of the Animal Rights Movement
by Dave P. Workman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-181).... (read more)

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Elephants and Ethics: Toward a Morality of Coexistence
Elephants and Ethics: Toward a Morality of Coexistence
by Christen (edt) Wemmer
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The entwined history of humans and elephants is fascinating but often sad. People have used elephants as beasts of burden and war machines, slaughtered them for their ivory, exterminated them as threats to people and ecosystems, turned them into objects... (read more)

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Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement
Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement
by Wesley J. Smith
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Over the past thirty years, as Wesley J. Smith details in his latest book, the concept of animal rights has been seeping into the very bone marrow of Western culture. One reason for this development is that the term “animal rights” is so often... (read more)

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Unleashing Rights (96 Edition)
Unleashing Rights (96 Edition)
by Silverstein
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Unleashing Rights is a study of the animal rights movement's efforts to advance social reform through the deployment of legal language and practices. The study looks at how prevailing understandings of rights language have shaped the attempt to put forth... (read more)

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When Bulls Cry: The Case Against Bullfighting
When Bulls Cry: The Case Against Bullfighting
by Michael A. Ogorzaly
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When Bulls Cry: The Case Against Bullfighting is, as the title suggests, a work that puts the bullfight on trial and finds it guilty of extreme brutality and cruelty to animals. This is no legal brief, however. It is written from an historian's point of... (read more)

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Zoos & Animal Rights: The Ethics of Keeping Animals
Zoos & Animal Rights: The Ethics of Keeping Animals
by Stephen St C. Bostock
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Zoos and animal rights seem utterly opposed to each other. In this controversial and timely book, Stephen Bostock argues that they can develop a more harmonious relationship. He examines the diverse ethical and technical issues involved, including human... (read more)

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Great Ape Project : Equality Beyond Humanity (93 Edition)
Great Ape Project : Equality Beyond Humanity (93 Edition)
by Paolo (ed.) Cavalieri
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A compelling and revolutionary work that calls for the immediate extension of our human rights to the great apes. The Great Ape Project looks forward to a new stage in the development of the community of equals, whereby the great apes-chimpanzees... (read more)

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Animals As Persons (10 Edition)
Animals As Persons (10 Edition)
by Gary L. Francione
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A prominent and respected philosopher of animal rights law and ethical theory, Gary L. Francione is known for his criticism of animal welfare laws and regulations, his abolitionist theory of animal rights, and his promotion of veganism and nonviolence as... (read more)

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Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement
Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement
by David Naguib Pellow
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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... (read more)

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Without a Tear : Our Tragic Relationship With Animals (04 Edition)
Without a Tear : Our Tragic Relationship With Animals (04 Edition)
by Mark H. Bernstein
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In Without a Tear Mark H. Bernstein begins with one of our most common and cherished moral beliefs: that it is wrong to intentionally and gratuitously inflict harm on the innocent. Over the course of the book, he shows how this apparently innocuous... (read more)

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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals
Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals
by Rod Preece
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Respect for animals has always been a part of human consciousness. Poets, thinkers, philosophers, scientists and statesmen have long celebrated our compassion towards Earth's other beasts. Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb compiles the most... (read more)

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Feminist Care Tradition Animal Ethics (07 Edition)
Feminist Care Tradition Animal Ethics (07 Edition)
by Josephine Donovan
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In Beyond Animal Rights, Josephine Donovan and Carol J. Adams introduced feminist ethic of care theory into philosophical discussions of the treatment of animals. In this new volume, seven essays from Beyond Animal Rights are joined by nine new articles... (read more)

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Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature
Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature
by Dale Jamieson
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Morality's Progress is the summation of nearly three decades of work by a leading figure in environmental ethics and bioethics. The twenty-two papers here are invigoratingly diverse, but together tell a unified story about various aspects of the morality... (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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The Terrorization of Dissent: Corporate Repression, Legal Corruption, and the Animal Enterprise Terrorism ACT
The Terrorization of Dissent: Corporate Repression, Legal Corruption, and the Animal Enterprise Terrorism ACT
by Edited By Jason Del Gandio And Anthony J. Nocella Ii.
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The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is a recent US law targeted against animal rights activists who oppose meat and fur processors; it sets a broad precedent for defining civil dissent as terrorism. For this reason, this book will be of interest to... (read more)

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