A comparative and interdisciplinary collection setting forth how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art. Issues such as animal...

Topics: Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
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A Buddhist monk and bestselling author turns his attention to our moral obligations regarding animals, concluding that compassion toward all beings, including animals, is an ethical imperative...

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A political scientist who has written prolifically about animals argues here that our thinking about the proper way to treat animals should be rooted in concepts of justice. While acknowledging that...

Topics: Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics, Political Science
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Biography of the anti-cruelty crusader and founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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A comparative survey of the way different countries and cultures treat selected issues regarding animals under the law.

Topics: Law and Policy
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Draws together the views of the early Church, contemporary biblical and theological scholarship, and post-conciliar teachings to develop a theology of animals based on Catholicism's fundamental...

Topics: Religion
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A concise summary of how the law regulates human uses and interactions with animals, cutting across numerous substantive areas of law and providing an analysis of the consideration and protection of...

Topics: Law and Policy
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A personal and thought provoking manifesto regarding the process by which humans have cut themselves off from animals and the natural world, the extraordinarily negative effects this process has had...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics, Attitudes and Activism
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Primarily a professional resource for those who work in shelters, this book examines and evaluates current research regarding animal and human behaviors associated with the intake, management and...

Topics: Animals as Companions
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An anthology addressing various aspects of animal cruelty, primarily, but not exclusively, from a criminological point of view.

Topics: Law and Policy
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