In defense of animals : the second wave

TitleIn defense of animals : the second wave
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2006
PublisherBlackwell Pub.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1405119403
Accession Number58985992
KeywordsANIMAL , Animal rights movement. , Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects. , Animaux , Animaux -- Protection -- Aspect moral. , Mouvement , Mouvement pour la d , Rechten , Rechten van het dier.
AbstractThis anthology, edited by Peter Singer, the author of the 1986 edition of the same name, discusses the moral status of animals, the animal movement, and issues such as the use of animals in research and in industrial farming. The volume addresses philosophical questions about humans relationship with animals, questions of the treatment of animals in research, zoos, and agriculture, and strategies animal activists use in bringing attention to the mistreatment of animals.
Notes24 cm.Introduction / Peter Singer -- Utilitarianism and animals / Gaverick Matheny -- The scientific basis for assessing suffering in animals / Marian Stamp Dawkins -- On the question of personhood beyond Homo sapiens / David DeGrazia -- The animal debate : a reexamination / Paola Cavalieri -- Religion and animals / Paul Waldau -- Speciesism in the laboratory / Richard D. Ryder -- Brave new farm? / Jim Mason and Mary Finelli -- Outlawed in Europe / Clare Druce and Philip Lymbery -- Against zoos / Dale Jamieson -- To eat the laughing animal / Dale Peterson -- How Austria achieved a historic breakthrough for animals / Martin Balluch -- Butchers' knives into pruning hooks : civil disobedience for animals / Pelle Strindlund -- Opening cages, opening eyes : an investigation and open rescue at an egg factory farm / Miyun Park -- Living and working in defense of animals / Matt Ball -- Effective advocacy : stealing from the corporate playbook / Bruce Friedrich -- Moving the media : from foes, or indifferent strangers, to friends / Karen Dawn -- The CEO as animal activist : John Mackey and Whole Foods / John Mackey, Karen Dawn, and Lauren Ornelas -- Ten points for activists / Henry Spira and Peter Singer -- A final word / Peter Singer.Contributor biographical information description bibliographical references (p. 228-232) and index.edited by Peter Singer. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource Date of Entry: 20050407
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