Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 July 2014

288 Pages | 12 illus.


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 without regard to the species of the captive and including a variety of settings such as zoos and aquaria, circuses, labs, sanctuaries, homes and human prisons
  • Explorest the question of what other values beyond suffering may be compromised by captivity in cases where holding individuals captive does not cause obvious suffering