A collection of essays by the founder of United Poultry Concerns, detailing 30 years of activism on behalf of chickens and other domesticated fowl. In addition to personal stories, the book highlights...

Topics: Attitudes and Activism, Animals in Agriculture
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Tackles the questions around whether animal advocates should appeal to human, self-interest, environmentalism or altruism, particularly when attempting to persuade people to stop eating animals and...

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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A discussion of the prominent philosopher’s “capabilities” approach to moral philosophy, with a focus on political cooperation and the nature of political principles, including an extensive discussion...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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Considers the ramifications of the creation of legal obstacles to counter the advances of both environmental and animal activism.

Topics: Law and Policy, Attitudes and Activism
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In countering scientific skepticism about anthropomorphism, an anthropologist focuses on a single animal emotion, grief, and supports her contentions regarding its existence and depth through...

Topics: Science and Sentience, Animal Grief, Anthropomorphism
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The author’s approach to effective advocacy on behalf of animals is based in the principle that persuading people to reduce their animal consumption, for any reason, is the vital first step to...

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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This collection of essays from scholars in biology, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, political science, and philosophy, as well as from those doing fieldwork in their own countries...

Topics: Animals in the Wild
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An examination of human attitudes toward different animals that focuses on the extreme contradictions inherent in those attitudes and our resulting relationships with different animals, encompassing...

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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An attempt to describe the world as perceived by dogs by a cognitive scientist, based upon an evaluation of dogs’ actual perceptual and cognitive abilities and how they differ and contrast with our...

Topics: Animals as Companions
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The day to day story of a typical animal shelter, based in compelling stories of desperate animals, thoughtless people, devoted yet emotionally exhausted workers and volunteers, and some very happy...

Topics: Animals as Companions, Animal Shelters
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