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The rights of animals

Author: Tamara L Roleff; Jennifer A Hurley
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©1999.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains a collection of primary source documents by a variety of authors that illustrate all sides of the debate over the rights of animals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara L Roleff; Jennifer A Hurley
ISBN: 0737700696 9780737700695 0737700688 9780737700688
OCLC Number: 40230172
Description: 223 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Animals have the right to live free of suffering / Peter Wilson --
Discrimination on the basis of species is unjust / Richard Ryder --
Humans are not superior to animals / Gary L. Francione --
Animal life is less valuable than human life / R.G. Frey --
Only humans can possess rights / Edwin Locke --
Animals are the property of humans / L. Neil Smith --
Animal experimentation: an overview / Joy Mench --
Animal medical experimentation is justified / American Association for Laboratory Animal Science --
Animal research is vital to medicine / Jack H. Botting and Adrian R. Morrison --
Animal-to-human organ transplants could benefit humans / Rebecca D. Williams --
Animal cloning experiments will benefit humans / Ian Wilmut, interviewed by Andrew Ross --
Animal medical experimentation is unjustified / Peggy Carlson --
Product testing on animals is unjustified / Animal Alliance of Canada --
Animal-to-human organ transplants could threaten human health / John F. McArdle --
Cloning animals for human benefit has limited justification / Donald Bruce --
The ethics of hunting: an overview / Ann S. Causey --
Hunting is ethical / Lark Ritchie and Brian Douglas Ritchie --
Hunting keeps the wildlife population in check / Geoffrey Norman --
Limited hunting will preserve endangered species / Economist --
Hunting is immoral / Fund for Animals --
Trapping is cruel and inhumane / Camilla Fox --
Hunting needs reform / Ted Kerasote --
In defense of killing animals for meat / Stephen Bodio --
Slaughtering can be humane / Temple Grandin --
Fur farms are humane / American Legend Cooperative --
The case for vegetarianism / Egypt Freeman --
Factory farms are cruel and inhumane / Lorri Bauston --
Killing animals for their fur is inhumane / Betsy Swart --
Raising sheep for wool is inhumane / Jennifer Greenbaum --
Zoos preserve endangered species / Charles Hirshberg --
Circus animals are well treated / Matthew Carolan and Raymond J. Keating --
Rodeos are more dangerous for humans than for animals / Richard Sine --
Animals in the entertainment industry are abused / Animal Alliance of Canada --
Zoos are prisons / People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals --
Rodeos are cruel and inhumane / Rob Jobst.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Tamara L. Roleff, book editor ; Jennifer A. Hurley, assistant editor.

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Contains a collection of primary source documents by a variety of authors that illustrate all sides of the debate over the rights of animals.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-08) Good Permalink

     This book is about animals and their rights. This a good book for debate related writings for 10th grade level up.

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