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  1. The "Right to Autonomous Agency" and the "Right to Exit/ Sever Relationships": Theorizing our Obligations to Companion Animals in a Post-Animal Rights World

    Theses | Contributor(s): Shitangshu Roy

    This thesis expands on the model presented in Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka’s Zoopolis for how companion animals might be treated as co-citizens in a post-Animal Rights world. I will attempt to clarify the distinct political obligations owed to companion animals throughout their...

  2. Animal Lovers, Bridge-Builders, and Supervising Watchdogs: Framing and Civil Society Construction by Japanese Pro-Animal Organizations in the Kansai and Tokyo Areas

    Theses | Contributor(s): Pilvi Ahonen

    Unlike their counterparts in Europe and America, the citizen organizations acting for the well-being of animals in Japan have not received scholarly attention. In this research, I explore the activities of twelve Japanese pro-animal organizations in Tokyo and Kansai area from the...

  3. Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kutte Jonsson

    The fact that horses play an essential role for equestrian sports raises rather specific ethical concerns. Questions like what should be morally permissible to do to (non-consenting) nonhumans for the sake of human interests become urgent. Is it not an example of (animal) rights violation to...

  4. Animal Welfare: Freedoms, Dominions and "A Life Worth Living"

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John Webster

    This opinion paper considers the relative validity and utility of three concepts: the Five Freedoms (FF), Five Domains (FD) and Quality of Life (QoL) as tools for the analysis of animal welfare. The aims of FF and FD are different but complementary. FD seeks to assess the impact of the physical...

  5. Cecil: A Moment or a Movement? Analysis of Media Coverage of the Death of a Lion, Panthera leo

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David W. Macdonald, Kim S. Jacobsen, Dawn Burnham, Paul J. Johnson, Andrew J. Loveridge

    The killing of a satellite-tagged male lion by a trophy hunter in Zimbabwe in July 2015 provoked an unprecedented media reaction. We analyse the global media response to the trophy hunting of the lion, nicknamed “Cecil”, a study animal in a long-term project run by Oxford...

  6. The challenges of protecting animals in Egypt

    Audio | Contributor(s): Nadine Mohamed Ismail

    This audio documentary aims to present the mindset of Egyptians regarding the idea of animal welfare and animal rights in Egypt. It aims to demonstrate how far behind the Egyptian government and people are in appreciating dogs. To depict such an idea, it includes stories from pet owners and...

  7. Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics

    Theses | Contributor(s): Boaz Sharoni

    Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from mistreatment by humans. Although classical theories in the animal rights literature have existed for...

  8. Animal death

    Books | Contributor(s): Johnston, Jay, Probyn-Rapsey, Fiona

  9. Animals, work, and the promise of interspecies solidarity

    Books | Contributor(s): Coulter, Kendra

  10. Solving the Problem of Puppy Mills: Why the Animal Welfare Movement's Bark is Stronger than its Bite

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kailey A. Burger

    The relationship between man and dog is one characterized by companionship, service, and love; but dogs serve a variety of functions beyond just "man‘s best friend." These companion animals provide valuable assistance to people with disabilities, in military and police service,...

  11. Animal Rights Without Liberation: Applied Ethics and Human Obligations [Book review]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suchyta, Mark

  12. An Interview with Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Angus

  13. Towards a Coherent Theory of Animal Equality

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bruers, Stijn

  14. Good Eats

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Foreman, Elizabeth

  15. The King of the Meat-Eaters

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anonymous,

  16. Korsgaard and Non-Sentient Life

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bock, Gregory L.

  17. Contractualism and the Moral Status of Animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Swanson, Jennifer

  18. Review of Wesley J. Smith's A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Angus

  19. Discourse First, Cages Second: A New Locus for Animal Liberation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Donaldson, Brianne

  20. How Ought We To Live With Nonhuman Animals? Peter Singer's Answer: Animal Liberation Parts II

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McLean, Lesley