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In this compelling volume in the What Everyone Needs to Know(r) series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the many heated debates surrounding the complex and controversial animal rights movement.
Organized around a series of probing questions, this timely resource offers the most complete, even-handed survey of the animal rights movement available. The book covers the full sp
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Paperback, 236 pages
Published January 4th 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published December 7th 2010)
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Found this book while I was researching my English paper, found it extremely informative and helpful, and decided to read the entire thing! It was great!
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very important work on animal rights. very extensive adding info not found in other AR works.
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“The phrase “animal rights” has been, and still is, employed most often to describe moral rights and social values in favor of compassion and against cruelty. The modern twist is the emergence of conversations where the term means all of this and more, namely, the possibility of legal rights for some or all nonhuman animals.” 1 likes
“One often finds some form of animal protection at the level of formal government rule, but even more commonly one finds animal protection in daily life and informal social ethics.” 0 likes
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