Animal law in a Canadian context.
Animal law in an Australian context.
Explores the key animal welfare challenges facing China now, including animal agriculture, bear farming, and the trade and consumption of exotic wildlife, dog meat, and other controversial products. Based in fieldwork and analysis, covers government policy, positions of animal rights activists, and the history of animal welfare in China.
Presents results from a study of active animal cruelty cases, revealing, inter alia, that 60% of the offenders had been arrested for interpersonal violence.
Describes the legal rules and principles (both state-made and non-state-made) governing the interaction between humans and other animals, examines how national and international law traditionally deals with animals as commodity, and suggests new legal concepts and protective strategies.
Using the concept of guardianship for cognitively impaired human beings, broadens the traditional focus of animal rights beyond basic rights to life and bodily integrity to rights to the natural areas in which animal reside.
Rooted in the feminist animal care tradition, as well as feminist theories of embodiment and relationality, postcolonial theory, and critical animal studies, examines how Canadian (and, by extension, other) legal systems participate in the social construction of the human-animal divide and calls for replacing the exploitative property classification for animals with a new transformative legal status or subjectivity called "beingness."
An anthology addressing various aspects of animal cruelty, primarily, but not exclusively, from a criminological point of view.
A sometimes funny, often harrowing, memoir by an attorney with the Humane Society of the United States regarding the inner workings of American factory farms and litigation against them.
Incorporates indigenous law to advocate for folding animals into our existing system of property law to allow them to own land in trust, thereby creating a crucial tool to reduce biodiversity loss.