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Villain, Vermin, Icon, Kin

Wolves and the Making of Canada

by Stephanie Rutherford
edition: eBook
tagged: wolves, animal rights

A wolf’s howl is felt in the body. Frightening and compelling, incomprehensible or entirely knowable, it is a sound that may be heard as threat or invitation but leaves no listener unaffected.
Toothsome fiends, interfering pests, or creatures wild and free, wolves have been at the heart of Canada’s national story since long before Confederatio …

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Vegan Geographies

Spaces Beyond Violence, Ethics Beyond Speciesism

edited by Paul Hodge; Andrew McGregor; Simon Springer; Ophelie Veron & Richard J White
edition: Paperback
tagged: human geography, anarchism, animal rights

Fourteen chapters from international geographers and cultural analysts, academic and otherwise, on veganism as a conceptual and physical space.
Veganism as an ethics and a practice has a recorded history dating back to antiquity. Yet, it is only recently that researchers have begun the process of formalizing the study of veganism. Whereas occasion …

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Think Like A Vegan

edited by Emilia A. Leese & Eva J Charalambides
edition: Hardcover
tagged: animal rights

Why should we adopt animals?

What’s the problem with organic meat?

What are the economics of plant-based foods?

What about honey?

What is the relationship between veganism and feminism?

What is vegansexualism?

Veganism is on the rise. Plant-based foods and cruelty-free products showing no sign of stopping, Think Like a Vegan explores how vegan ethics c …

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Confessions of an Animal Rights Terrorist

by Karen Levenson
edition: Paperback
tagged: animal rights, domestic partner abuse, social activists

A searing memoir of an animal rights campaigner’s effort to stop Canada’s seal hunt, while handling domestic abuse and her partner’s long-term illness.
When two government agents asked Karen Levenson whether she knew any terrorists or was one herself, she couldn’t have been more astonished. Passionately and professionally engaged in the st …

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Hidden

Animals in the Anthropocene

edited by Jo-Anne McArthur
edition: Hardcover
tagged: plants & animals, animal rights

This book is published by We Animals Media and distributed by Lantern Publishing & Media.
A collection of stunning images from some of the world’s leading photographers of animals in the human environment.
HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene is an unflinching book of photography about our conflict with non-human animals around the globe. Throug …

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Orcapedia

A Guide to the Victims of the International Orca Slave Trade

by Captain Paul Watson & Tiffany Humphrey
edition: Paperback
tagged: animal rights, environmental conservation & protection, endangered species

Orcapedia presents a sobering look at the current imprisonment of a highly intelligent, socially complex, non-threatening species?orcas?by an industry strictly for profit. Many remember the movement to release Keiko, the orca who appeared in the family drama Free Willy, into the wild. Today, there are still dozens of orcas still in captivity. Reade …

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Art for Animals

Visual Culture and Animal Advocacy, 1870-1914

by J. Keri Cronin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: 19th century, social history, animal rights, modern (late 19th century to 1945), 20th century

Animal rights activists today regularly use visual imagery in their efforts to shape the public’s understanding of what it means to be “kind,” “cruel,” and “inhumane” toward animals. Art for Animals explores the early history of this form of advocacy through the images and the people who harnessed their power.

Following in the footstep …

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Zoo Studies

A New Humanities

edited by Tracy McDonald & Daniel Vandersommers
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: animal rights

Do both the zoo and the mental hospital induce psychosis, as humans are treated as animals and animals are treated as humans? How have we looked at animals in the past, and how do we look at them today? How have zoos presented themselves, and their purpose, over time? In response to the emergence of environmental and animal studies, anthropologists …

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