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Voices For Animal Liberation by Brittany Michelson

Title Voices for Animal Liberation
Author Brittany Michelson
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2020-03-03
Category Nature
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781510751286
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Immerse yourself in the world of animal rights protests, campaigns, demonstrations, outreach, rescue, and so much more. In today’s world, voices of the marginalized are in the spotlight and people across the globe are recognizing animal rights as a social justice movement. During a time of historic actions and victorious campaigns, Voices for Animal Liberation depicts the full spectrum of animal rights activism that is currently at work to create change. This book offers the words of both new and highly influential voices in the movement today, with the intention of inspiring and educating those who are sparked by the vision of a more ethical world. Including a foreword by Ingrid Newkirk, founder and president of PETA and arguably one of the most prolific figures in the animal rights movement, other contributors include: Jasmine Afshar, army veteran Chase Avior, actor and filmmaker Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary Dotsie Bausch, Olympic medalist and founder of Switch4Good Alex Bez, founder and director of Amazing Vegan Outreach Matthew Braun, former investigator of farms and slaughterhouses Saengduean Lek Chailert, founder of Save Elephant Foundation Amy Jean Davis, founder of Los Angeles Animal Save Karen Davis, founder of United Poultry Concerns Sean Hill, award-winning multidisciplinary artist and humanitarian Wayne Hsiung, cofounder of Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) Gwenna Hunter, event coordinator for Vegan Outreach and founder of Vegans of LA Anita Krajnc, founder of the Save Movement Cory Mac a’Ghobhainn, organizer with Progress for Science Jo-Anne McArthur, photographer and founder of We Animals Media Zafir Molina, truth seeker and movement artist Shaun Monson, documentary filmmaker Alexandra Paul, actress and cohost of Switch4Good Brittany Peet, Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for PETA Jill Robinson, founder and CEO of Animals Asia Zoe Rosenberg, founder of Happy Hen Animal Sanctuary Dani Rukin, citizen journalist for JaneUnchained News Jasmin Singer, cofounder of Our Hen House and Senior Features Editor for VegNews Kathy Stevens, founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary Natasha & Luca, “That Vegan Couple,” social media influencers Will Tuttle, visionary author and speaker Gillian Meghan Walters, creator of MummyMOO project Connect with activists from different backgrounds as they reveal their perspectives on animal rights, their experiences taking action for animals, the challenges they've faced, and the meaning of activism in their lives.

Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

Title Animal Liberation
Author Peter Singer
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1990
Category Animal welfare
Total Pages 320
ISBN OCLC:535252210
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Critical Theory and Animal Liberation
Author John Sanbonmatsu
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date 2011-01-16
Category Religion
Total Pages 376
ISBN 9781442205826
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Critical Theory and Animal Liberation is the first collection to approach our relationship with other animals from the critical or "left" tradition in political and social thought. Breaking with past treatments that have framed the problem as one of "animal rights," the authors instead depict the exploitation and killing of other animals as a political question of the first order. The contributions highlight connections between our everyday treatment of animals and other forms of social power, mass violence, and domination, from capitalism and patriarchy to genocide, fascism, and ecocide. Contributors include well-known writers in the field as well as scholars in other areas writing on animals for the first time. Among other things, the authors apply Freud's theory of repression to our relationship to the animal, debunk the "Locavore" movement, expose the sexism of the animal defense movement, and point the way toward a new transformative politics that would encompass the human and animal alike.

Animal De Liberation by Jan Deckers

Title Animal De liberation
Author Jan Deckers
Publisher Ubiquity Press
Release Date 2016-07-28
Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 246
ISBN 9781909188853
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this book, Jan Deckers addresses the most crucial question that people must deliberate in relation to how we should treat other animals: whether we should eat animal products. Many people object to the consumption of animal products from the conviction that it inflicts pain, suffering, and death upon animals. This book argues that a convincing ethical theory cannot be based on these important concerns: rather, it must focus on our interest in human health. Tending to this interest demands not only that we extend speciesism—the attribution of special significance to members of our own species merely because they belong to the same species as ourself—towards nonhuman animals, but also that we safeguard the integrity of nature. In this light, projects that aim to engineer the genetic material of animals to reduce their capacities to feel pain and to suffer are morally suspect. The same applies to projects that aim to develop in-vitro flesh, even if the production of such flesh should be welcomed on other grounds. The theory proposed in this book is accompanied by a political goal, the ‘vegan project’, which strives for a qualified ban on the consumption of animal products. Deckers also provides empirical evidence that some support for this goal exists already, and his analysis of the views of others—including those of slaughterhouse workers—reveals that the vegan project stands firm in spite of public opposition. Many charges have been pressed against vegan diets, including: that they alienate human beings from nature; that they increase human food security concerns; and that they are unsustainable. Deckers argues that these charges are legitimate in some cases, but that, in many situations, vegan diets are actually superior. For those who remain doubtful, the book also contains an appendix that considers whether vegan diets might actually be nutritionally adequate.

Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

Title Animal Liberation
Author Peter Singer
Publisher Random House
Release Date 2015-10-01
Category Nature
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781473524422
Language English, Spanish, and French
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How should we treat non-human animals? In this immensely powerful and influential book (now with a new introduction by Sapiens author Yuval Noah Harari), the renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer addresses this simple question with trenchant, dispassionate reasoning. Accompanied by the disturbing evidence of factory farms and laboratories, his answers triggered the birth of the animal rights movement. 'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects... Widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' Independent on Sunday In the decades since this landmark classic first appeared, some public attitudes to animals may have changed but our continued abuse of animals in factory farms and as tools for research shows that the underlying ideas Singer exposes as ethically indefensible are still dominating the way we treat animals. As Yuval Harari’s brilliantly argued introduction makes clear, this book is as relevant now as the day it was written.

Beasts Of Burden by Sunaura Taylor

Title Beasts of Burden
Author Sunaura Taylor
Publisher The New Press
Release Date 2017-03-07
Category Social Science
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9781620971291
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A beautifully written, deeply provocative inquiry into the intersection of animal and disability liberation—and the debut of an important new social critic How much of what we understand of ourselves as "human" depends on our physical and mental abilities—how we move (or cannot move) in and interact with the world? And how much does our definition of "human" depend on its difference from "animal"? Drawing on her own experiences as a disabled person, a disability activist, and an animal advocate, author Sunaura Taylor persuades us to think deeply, and sometimes uncomfortably, about what divides the human from the animal, the disabled from the nondisabled—and what it might mean to break down those divisions, to claim the animal and the vulnerable in ourselves, in a process she calls "cripping animal ethics." Beasts of Burden suggests that issues of disability and animal justice, which have heretofore primarily been presented in opposition, are in fact deeply entangled. Fusing philosophy, memoir, and science—including factory farming, disability oppression, and our assumptions of human superiority over animals—Taylor draws attention to new worlds of experience and empathy that will open up important avenues of solidarity across species and ability. Beasts of Burden is a wonderfully engaging and elegantly written work, both philosophical and personal, by a brilliant debut author.

Anarchism And Animal Liberation by Anthony J. Nocella II

Title Anarchism and Animal Liberation
Author Anthony J. Nocella II
Publisher McFarland
Release Date 2015-07-11
Category Political Science
Total Pages 244
ISBN 9781476621326
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Building upon anarchist critiques of racism, sexism, ableism and classism, this collection of new essays melds anarchism with animal advocacy in arguing that speciesism is an ideological and social norm rooted in hierarchy and inequality. Rising from the anarchist-influenced Occupy Movement, this book brings together international scholars and activists who challenge us all to look more critically into the causes of speciesism and to take a broader view of peace, social justice and the nature of oppression. Animal advocates have long argued that speciesism will end if the humanity adopts a vegan ethic. This concept is developed into the argument that the vegan ethic has the most promise if it is also anti-capitalist and against all forms of domination.

Total Liberation by David Naguib Pellow

Title Total Liberation
Author David Naguib Pellow
Publisher U of Minnesota Press
Release Date 2014-09-01
Category Social Science
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781452943046
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF’s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group’s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad animals who make their home in the trees and the struggles for social justice among ordinary human beings resisting exclusion and marginalization, the dispatch declared, “all oppression is linked, just as we are all linked,” and decried the “patriarchal nightmare” in the form of “techno-industrial global capitalism.” In Total Liberation, David Naguib Pellow takes up this claim and makes sense of the often tense and violent relationships among humans, ecosystems, and nonhuman animal species, expanding our understanding of inequality and activists’ uncompromising efforts to oppose it. Grounded in interviews with more than one hundred activists, on-the-spot fieldwork, and analyses of thousands of pages of documents, websites, journals, and zines, Total Liberation reveals the ways in which radical environmental and animal rights movements challenge inequity through a vision they call “total liberation.” In its encounters with such infamous activists as scott crow, Tre Arrow, Lauren Regan, Rod Coronado, and Gina Lynn, the book offers a close-up, insider’s view of one of the most important—and feared—social movements of our day. At the same time, it shows how and why the U.S. justice system plays to that fear, applying to these movements measures generally reserved for “jihadists”—with disturbing implications for civil liberties and constitutional freedom. How do the adherents of “total liberation” fight oppression and seek justice for humans, nonhumans, and ecosystems alike? And how is this pursuit shaped by the politics of anarchism and anticapitalism? In his answers, Pellow provides crucial in-depth insight into the origins and social significance of the earth and animal liberation movements and their increasingly common and compelling critique of inequality as a threat to life and a dream of a future characterized by social and ecological justice for all.

Animal Liberation by Lori Gruen

Title Animal Liberation
Author Lori Gruen
Publisher Camden Press
Release Date 1987
Category Animal experimentation
Total Pages 159
ISBN UOM:39015054032050
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Animal Rights Without Liberation
Author Alasdair Cochrane
Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date 2012-08-21
Category Nature
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9780231504430
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Alasdair Cochrane introduces an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He then applies this theory to different and underexplored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims that because most sentient animals are not autonomous agents, they have no intrinsic interest in liberty. As such, he argues that our obligations to animals lie in ending practices that cause their suffering and death and do not require the liberation of animals. Cochrane's "interest-based rights approach" weighs the interests of animals to determine which is sufficient to impose strict duties on humans. In so doing, Cochrane acknowledges that sentient animals have a clear and discernable right not to be made to suffer and not to be killed, but he argues that they do not have a prima facie right to liberty. Because most animals possess no interest in leading freely chosen lives, humans have no moral obligation to liberate them. Moving beyond theory to the practical aspects of applied ethics, this pragmatic volume provides much-needed perspective on the realities and responsibilities of the human-animal relationship.

Title Philosophy and the Politics of Animal Liberation
Author Paola Cavalieri
Publisher Springer
Release Date 2016-09-13
Category Philosophy
Total Pages 282
ISBN 9781137521200
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This edited collection testifies to the fact that the animal liberation movement is now entering its political phase, after a period dominated by ethical approaches that undermined the paradigm of human supremacy and demanded justice for nonhuman beings. The contributors of this book collectively confront and take on questions of social transformation, guided by the idea that philosophy has an important role to play even at such a new level. They start from such diverse perspectives as critical theory, left liberalism, and biopolitical thought. The result is an articulated picture in which, beyond any principled divergence, it is possible to detect the emergence of a relevant set of shared political preoccupations. This exploration of those offers fresh theoretical insights and suggestions for praxis.

Title Confronting Animal Exploitation
Author Kim Socha
Publisher McFarland
Release Date 2013-02-08
Category Social Science
Total Pages 292
ISBN 9781476601328
Language English, Spanish, and French
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As animal exploitation increases, animal liberation issues are of growing concern, as seen through the rise of veganism, academic disciplines devoted to animal issues, and mainstream critiques of factory farms. Yet as the dialogues, debates and books continue to grow, the voices of “street level” activists—not academics, journalists or vegan chefs—are rarely heard. This volume broadens animal liberation dialogues by offering the arguments, challenges, inspiration and narratives of grassroots activists. The essays show what animal advocacy looks like from a collective of individuals living in and around Minnesota’s Twin Cities; the essayists, however, write of issues, both personal and political, that resound on a global scale. This collection provides a platform for rank and file activists to explain why and how they dedicate their time and what is being done for animals on a local level that can translate to global efforts to end animal exploitation.

Free The Animals by Ingrid Newkirk

Title Free the Animals
Author Ingrid Newkirk
Publisher Lantern Books
Release Date 2000-07-01
Category Nature
Total Pages 372
ISBN 9781930051225
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is the true story of how the animal liberation underground started in the US. Every character - including each of the wonderful animals you will come to know - is real flesh and blood. Because the federal government retains an abiding interest in locking up anyone involved in illegally removing animals from those who legally exploit them, it has convened grand juries to investigate the often daring and successful raids you will read about. Understanding how some quite 'ordinary' people came to break the law may very well change your life.

The Animal Liberation Movement by Peter (Philosoph) Singer

Title The Animal Liberation Movement
Author Peter (Philosoph) Singer
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2004
Category
Total Pages 16
ISBN OCLC:634878749
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Animal Rights Human Rights by David Alan Nibert

Title Animal Rights human Rights
Author David Alan Nibert
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date 2002
Category Nature
Total Pages 269
ISBN 0742517764
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western 'civilization,' one that brings into focus the interrelated suffering of oppressed humans and other animals. Nibert argues that the oppression both of humans and of other species of animals is inextricably tangled within the structure of social arrangements. Nibert asserts that human use and mistreatment of other animals are not natural and do little to further the human condition.

Animal Rights by Robert Garner

Title Animal Rights
Author Robert Garner
Publisher Springer
Release Date 2016-07-27
Category Political Science
Total Pages 218
ISBN 9781349251766
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book, written by leading academics and activists, examines the development of animal rights over the past two decades and asks where the issue goes from here. The contributions cover animal rights philosophy, strategies of the animal rights movement, the treatment of animals in specific contexts and the political arena within which animal advocates must operate. The unifying theme is provided by an emerging debate about the future direction of the animal protection movement, and, in particular, about the utility of using rights language as a means of achieving further progress.

Title Animal Liberation and Atheism
Author Kim Socha
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2014-10-02
Category Animal rights
Total Pages 209
ISBN 0988493810
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Animal Liberation Front by Peter Daniel Young

Title Animal Liberation Front
Author Peter Daniel Young
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2010-01
Category History
Total Pages 76
ISBN 0984284400
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The first assembled timeline of the Animal Liberation Front's 30 year history - from broken windows to lab raids. The Animal Liberation Front is a clandestine movement of activists who step in to illegally rescue animals in the dead of night when legal campaigns have failed. Organized by year, "Animal Liberation Front: Complete Diary of Actions, The First 30 Years" chronicles every reported U.S. A.L.F. action since 1979 (and a single liberation from 1977). This is a complete document of every known extra-legal action carried out since the dawn of the U.S. animal liberation movement. The book covers not only the actions of the A.L.F., but all groups working outside the law to save animals ranging from The Justice Department to the Paint Panthers. The book includes: *Complete list of reported actions, broken down by year. *Unclaimed actions reported in the media. *The first comprehensive look at the history of the underground animal liberation movement in the United States. "A.L.F. Diary of Actions: The First 30 Years" is the first of its kind, and a must-own for any serious animal rights movement historian.

Title Terrorists or Freedom Fighters
Author Steven Best
Publisher Lantern Books
Release Date 2004
Category Animal experimentation
Total Pages 680
ISBN 9781590563380
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Foreword by Ward Churchill; cover design by Sue Coe The first anthology of writings on the history, ethics, politics and tactics of the Animal Liberation Front, Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? features both academic and activist perspectives and offers powerful insights into this international organization and its position within the animal rights movement. Calling on sources as venerable as Thomas Aquinas and as current as the Patriot Act--and, in some cases, personal experience--the contributors explore the history of civil disobedience and sabotage, and examine the philosophical and cultural meanings of words like "terrorism," "democracy" and "freedom," in a book that ultimately challenges the values and assumptions that pervade our culture. Contributors include Robin Webb, Rod Coronado, Ingrid Newkirk, Paul Watson, Karen Davis, Bruce Friedrich, pattrice jones and others.

Ethics In The Real World by Peter Singer

Title Ethics in the Real World
Author Peter Singer
Publisher Princeton University Press
Release Date 2017-09-05
Category Philosophy
Total Pages 376
ISBN 9781400888733
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Provocative essays on real-world ethical questions from the world's most influential philosopher Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, he helped launch the animal rights and effective altruism movements and contributed to the development of bioethics. Now, in Ethics in the Real World, Singer shows that he is also a master at dissecting important current events in a few hundred words. In this book of brief essays, he applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, the ethics of high-priced art, and ways of increasing happiness. Singer asks whether chimpanzees are people, smoking should be outlawed, or consensual sex between adult siblings should be decriminalized, and he reiterates his case against the idea that all human life is sacred, applying his arguments to some recent cases in the news. In addition, he explores, in an easily accessible form, some of the deepest philosophical questions, such as whether anything really matters and what is the value of the pale blue dot that is our planet. The collection also includes some more personal reflections, like Singer’s thoughts on one of his favorite activities, surfing, and an unusual suggestion for starting a family conversation over a holiday feast. Now with a new afterword by the author, this provocative and original book will challenge—and possibly change—your beliefs about many real-world ethical questions.