The Global Guide to Animal Protection

The Global Guide to Animal Protection

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Raising awareness of human indifference and cruelty toward animals, The Global Guide to Animal Protection includes more than 180 introductory articles that survey the extent of worldwide human exploitation of animals from a variety of perspectives. In addition to entries on often disturbing examples of human cruelty toward animals, the book provides inspiring accounts of attempts by courageous individuals--including Jane Goodall, Shirley McGreal, Birute Mary Galdikas, Richard D. Ryder, and Roger Fouts--to challenge and change exploitative practices. As concern for animals and their welfare grows, this volume will be an indispensable aid to general readers, activists, scholars, and students interested in developing a keener awareness of cruelty to animals and considering avenues for reform. Also included is a special foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, urging readers to seek justice and protection for all creatures, humans and animals alike.With one look at our numerous shelters caring for thousands of surrendered dogs and cats, however, we may begin to question our ... We really ought to regard the human-animal relationship as a privilegea€”one that comes with many responsibilities. ... should also take into account our experience, our available time and space, and not least of all, the financial cost. ... Desexing of companion animals (also known as neutering or spaying) is strongly recommended by authorities, andanbsp;...

Title:The Global Guide to Animal Protection
Author:Andrew Linzey
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2013-12-30


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