Journals Higher Education



28 May 2014

288 Pages | 12 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199978007

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The Ethics of Captivity

Edited by Lori Gruen

  • Discusses the specific conditions of captivity for both humans and nonhumans
  • Considers captivity in a variety of settings such as zoos and aquaria, circuses, labs, sanctuaries, homes and human prisons
  • Explores a variety of ethical questions, including what values beyond suffering may be compromised by captivity and under what conditions, if any, captivity may be justified