Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know by Paul Waldau

By Paul Waldau

During this compelling quantity within the What every body must be aware of series, Paul Waldau expertly navigates the various heated debates surrounding the advanced and debatable animal rights circulation. geared up round a sequence of probing questions, this well timed source deals the main entire, even-handed survey of the animal rights circulation to be had. The ebook covers the whole spectrum of concerns, starting with a transparent, hugely instructive definition of animal rights. Waldau appears to be like on the diversified issues surrounding better half animals, wild animals, study animals, paintings animals, and animals used for foodstuff, presents a no-nonsense overview of the remedy of animals, and addresses the philosophical and criminal arguments that shape the root of animal rights. alongside the best way, readers will achieve perception into the historical past of animal protection–as good because the political and social realities dealing with animals today–and familiarize yourself with various hot-button issues, from animal cognition and autonomy, to makes an attempt to stability animal cruelty as opposed to software. Chronicled listed below are many key figures and businesses answerable for relocating the animal rights flow ahead, in addition to laws and public coverage which have been conducted worldwide within the identify of animal rights and animal security. the ultimate bankruptcy of this integral quantity appears to be like forward to the way forward for animal rights, and grants an animal defense mandate for electorate, scientists, governments, and different stakeholders. With its multidisciplinary, non-ideological concentration and all-inclusive assurance, Animal Rights represents the definitive survey of the animal rights movement–one that may interact each reader and scholar of animal rights, animal legislations, and environmental ethics.

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