Loving animals : toward a new animal advocacy. (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Loving animals : toward a new animal advocacy.

Author: Kathy Rudy
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering an alternative to both the acceptance of animal exploitation and radical animal liberation, Rudy shows that a deeper understanding of the nature of our feelings for and about animals can redefine the human-animal relationship in a positive way.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Rudy
ISBN: 0816690375 9780816690374 9780816674688 081667468X
OCLC Number: 841370698
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Contents: ContentsIntroduction: A Change of Heart1. What's behind Animal Advocacy?2. The Love of a Dog: Of Pets and Puppy Mills, Mixed-Breeds and Shelters3. The Animal on Your Plate: Farmers, Vegans, and Locavores4. Where the Wild Things Ought to Be: Sanctuaries, Zoos, and Exotic Pets5. From Object to Subject: Animals in Scientific Research6. Clothing Ourselves in Stories of Love: Affect and Animal AdvocacyConclusion: Trouble in the PackAcknowledgmentsNotesBibliographyIndex

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Offering an alternative to both the acceptance of animal exploitation and radical animal liberation, Rudy shows that a deeper understanding of the nature of our feelings for and about animals can redefine the human-animal relationship in a positive way.

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Loving Animals should be read by everyone who is concerned about the ethics of our relationship with animals. It provides a philosophical middle ground between extreme views on each side of the Read more...

 
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