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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Animal Rights, Moral Theory and Political Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-6
    2. Peter Singer
      Pages 7-18
    3. Ted Benton
      Pages 19-41
    4. Gary L. Francione
      Pages 42-60
  3. Medical Science, Agriculture and Animal Welfare

  4. Animal Rights and the Political Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-128
    2. James M. Jasper
      Pages 129-142
    3. Rosemary Goddard Svendsen
      Pages 143-165
    4. Richard D. Ryder
      Pages 166-193
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 209-218

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

bioethics culture development ethics Europe European Union (EU) experiment language morality philosophy political process politics strategy Union Utopia

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Garner
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

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