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The introduction by Dr. Michael W. Fox promises of Animal Rights: It will undoubtedly be a source of lively classroom debate and should do more than merely sensitize young adults to the plights and rights of animals. It exposes them to those values and attitudes associated with our /5. These Powerful Books Will Turn Anyone Into an Animal Rights Activist Animal Liberation by Peter Singer. First published in , this groundbreaking book helped launch The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights by Ingrid E. Newkirk. Give a Sh*t: Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet. by Ashlee. The entire book is being prepared for podcast and download.] It has lately become a growing fashion to extend the concept of rights from human beings to animals, and to assert that since animals have the full rights of humans, it is therefore impermissible — i.e., that no man has the right — to kill or eat them. animal-rights movement, diverse individuals and groups concerned with protecting animals from perceived abuse or misuse. Supporters are specifically concerned with the use of animals for medical and cosmetics testing, the killing of animals for furs, hunting for pleasure, and the raising of livestock in restrictive or inhumane quarters, so-called factory farming.
The book is not insensitive or offensive from a cultural perspective, but neither does it specifically discuss in detail animal rights in the context of race, culture, ethnicity or background. Comments. An enjoyable read which gives a broad overview of the issues surrounding animal rights in the context of the learning outcomes the book describes/5(11). This position requires rejection of some of the most radical claims by animal rights advocates, especially those that stress the "autonomy" of animals, or that object to any human control and use Author: C. Sunstein. Animal rights are the belief that animals have a right to be free of human use and exploitation, but there is a great deal of confusion about what that means. Animal rights are not about putting animals above humans or giving animals the same rights as humans. Also, animal rights are very different from animal . The inalienable rights of animals All nature suffers Limits to the rights over animals Duty to minimize suffering Duties to animals are direct The principle of animal rights Pity for animals Duties to life Outside the scope of the theory of justice The rights of animals All animals are equal
Animal Rights – — The right of animals to be free from exploitation, domination and abuse by humans. Domesticated and Feral Animals – — Domesticated: Trained or adapted to be of use to humans. Feral: Returned to an untamed state after domestication. Free-living Animals & Their Environment – — To live free, animals need a place to live. The Rights of Animals Tamara L. Roleff, Book Editor Jennifer A. Hurley, Assistant Editor David Bender, Publisher Bruno Leone,Executive Editor Bonnie Szumski, Editorial Director David M. Haugen, Managing Editor CURRENT CONTROVERSIES Rights of Animals Frontmatter 2/25/04 PM Page 3. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 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 . Animal rights - Animal rights - The modern animal rights movement: The fundamental principle of the modern animal rights movement is that many nonhuman animals have basic interests that deserve recognition, consideration, and protection. In the view of animal rights advocates, these basic interests give the animals that have them both moral and legal rights.