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Animal Impact: Secrets Proven to Achieve Results and Move the World

Why do some animal protection efforts succeed while others fail Discover how more than leading advocates create change for animals You'll learn a seven-step system with techniques that are transforming advocacy and the world Find out what it takes to be effective personally and in organizations from grassroots to global Engaging stories and practical how-tos make Animal Impact a must-read for anyone who cares deeply about helping animals You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at how some of today's most respected animal advocates are making a difference An innovative easy-to-remember framework summarizes key points for action Newcomers can get a fast

Animal Rights (Information Plus Reference: Animal Rights)

Information Plus Reference Series Volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series are completely revised and updated every two years

Animal Rights and Human Morality

It's been over two decades since the first edition of this landmark book garnered public accolades for its sensitive yet honest and forthright approach to the many disquieting questions surrounding the emotional debate over animal rights Is moral concern something owed by human beings only to human beings Drawing upon his philosophical expertise his extensive experience of working with animal issues all over the world and his knowledge of biological science Bernard E Rollin - now widely recognised as the father of veterinary ethics - develops a compelling analysis of animal rights as it is emerging in society The result

Animal Rights Crusade

This history and analysis of the animal rights movement chronicles its development from associations of kindly pet-lovers to groups of ruthless activists

Please Don’t Eat the Animals: All the Reasons You Need to be a Vegetarian

Please Don t Eat the Animals is an exciting and provocative new book on the universal benefits of being a vegetarian Authors Horsman and Flowers detail the many reasons for the burgeoning movement toward a plant-based diet in four short interesting easy-to-digest sections health environment animal welfare religion and spirituality

Animal Ethics

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 debate demonstrating at each turn the different positions adopted In the second part of the book the implications of holding each position for the ethical permissibility of what is done to animals - in laboratories farms the home and the wild - are explained Garner starts by asking whether animals have any moral standing before

Rain Without Thunder: The Ideology of the Animal Rights Movement

Are 'animal welfare' supporters indistinguishable from the animal exploiters they oppose Do reformist measures reaffirm the underlying principles that make animal exploitation possible in the first place In this provocative book Gary L Francione argues that the modern animal rights movement has become indistinguishable from a century-old concern with the welfare of animals that in no way prevents them from being exploited Francione maintains that advocating humane treatment of animals retains a sense of them as instrumental to human ends When they are considered dispensable property he says they are left fundamentally without 'rights' Until the seventies Francione claims this

Animal Rights and Moral Philosophy

Animals obviously cannot have a right of free speech or a right to vote because they lack the relevant capacities But their right to life and to be free of exploitation is no less fundamental than the corresponding right of humans writes Julian H Franklin This theoretically rigorous book will reassure the committed help the uncertain to decide and arm the polemicist Franklin examines all the major arguments for animal rights proposed to date and extends the philosophy in new directions Animal Rights and Moral Philosophy begins by considering the utilitarian argument of equal respect for animals advocated by Peter

The Ethics of Animal Research: Exploring the Controversy (Basic Bioethics)

An estimated million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide--including primates dogs cats rabbits hamsters birds rats and mice--are bred captured or otherwise acquired every year for research purposes Much of this research is seriously detrimental to the welfare of these animals causing pain distress injury or death This book explores the ethical controversies that have arisen over animal research examining closely the complex scientific philosophical moral and legal issues involved Defenders of animal research face a twofold challenge they must make a compelling case for the unique benefits offered by animal research and they must provide a rationale for why these benefits justify
Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff s years studying social communication in a wide range of species this important book shows that animals have rich emotional lives Bekoff skillfully blends extraordinary stories of animal joy empathy grief embarrassment anger and love with the latest scientific research confirming the existence of emotions that common sense and experience have long implied Filled with Bekoff s light humor and touching stories The Emotional Lives of Animals is a clarion call for reassessing both how we view animals and how we treat them

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