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The animal rights debate : abolition or regulation?

Author: Gary L Francione; Robert Garner
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
Series: Critical perspectives on animals.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property, laws fail to provide any meaningful level of protection. Garner favours a version of animals rights that focuses on eliminating animal suffering. Here, they deconstruct the animal-protection movement.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary L Francione; Robert Garner
ISBN: 9780231149549 0231149549 9780231149556 0231149557 9780231526692 0231526695
OCLC Number: 562775425
Description: xii, 273 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The abolition of animal exploitation / Gary L. Francione --
A defense of a broad animal protectionism / Robert Garner --
A disctinction between Francione and Garner.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on animals.
Responsibility: Gary L. Francione and Robert Garner.

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Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property, laws fail to provide any meaningful level of protection. Garner favours a version of animals rights that focuses on eliminating animal suffering. Here, they deconstruct the animal-protection movement.

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This volume does an excellent job of contrasting the welfarist and rights positions their competing claims, and possible weakness therein. Choice

 
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