Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 December 2004

296 Pages

8.5 x 5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719066214

Bookseller Code (06)


Animals, Politics and Morality

Second edition

Robert Garner

Published by Manchester University Press

Issues in Environmental Politics MUP

  • It remains the only concise and accessible account of the on-going debate about animals in moral and legal philosophy, providing a detailed analysis of how this debate is central to an understanding of the ways in which animals are treated
  • Looks at campaigns and public controversy over the export of live animals and the use of animals in research, the impact of genetic engineering on the welfare of animals, the latest developments in the controversy over hunting, the Labour government's animal welfare record and the impact of the BSE and foot-and-mouth crises
  • Thoroughly revised to include an examination of the major theoretical and empirical developments in animal ethics literature

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