A deep dive into one of the thorniest questions in contemporary animal activism: What are the differences, and similarities, between violent animal exploitation and abortion of human fetuses and how...

Topics: Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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Reacting to the treatment of animals and the environment as mutually exclusive objects of concern, sets forth a nature ethic that conceives of nonhuman animals as active subjects who are...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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This critique of the prevailing view within the animal protection movement regarding the need for more attention from the criminal justice system regarding crimes against animals and more severe...

Topics: Law and Policy
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This brief monograph, though dated, is still relevant in describing the ways in which the welfare of farmed animals has been removed as a subject of legal regulation in the United States. Also in Law...

Topics: Law and Policy, Animals in Agriculture
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Bestselling observational reporting of animal behavior, along with reportage on neurological discoveries. Emphasizes the similarity between human and nonhuman consciousness, self-awareness...

Topics: Science and Sentience
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An analysis of the question of animal life under capitalism rooted in Laruellean non-philosophy, Marxism, feminism, and Lacanian psychoanalysis that concludes that human emancipation requires animal...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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Images taken by a photojournalist in over 20 countries depicting animals held in zoos and aquaria. With contributions from Virginia McKenna, Lori Gruen, and Ron Kagan.

Topics: Animals in Entertainment, Art
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A ‘trans-species carceral geography’of industrialized violence, discussing, e.g., the prison death row/execution chamber and the animal slaughterhouse; sites of laboratory testing of pharmaceutical...

Topics: Geography
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A short book in which thirteen philosophers write in support of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to have a court recognize specific individual chimpanzees as legal persons and entitled to a writ...

Topics: Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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Future generations, wildlife, and natural resources identify the common vulnerabilities of “the voiceless" and show how the law can evolve to protect their interests more effectively by incorporating...

Topics: Animals in the Wild, Law and Policy
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