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Support for animal rights as a function of belief in evolution, religious fundamentalism, and religious denomination
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19 Mar 2013 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): J. L. DeLeeuw, L. W Galen, C. Aebersold, V. Stanton
The present study examined the relationship among religious denomination, fundamentalism, belief about human origins, gender, and support for animal rights. Eighty-two college undergraduates filled …
Killing with kindness: an inquiry into the routinized destruction of companion animals
16 Jan 2013 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lee Anne Fennell
The destruction of millions of companion animals each year in animal shelters is often overlooked in conversations about animal rights, perhaps because these killings occur under the auspices of …
Human-animal relationships and ecocriticism: A study of the representation of animals in poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa
17 Dec 2012 | Theses | Contributor(s): Syned Dale Makani Mthatiwa
This study analyses the manner in which animals are represented in selected poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It discusses the various modes of animal representation the poets draw on, …
Animal rights, animal minds, and human mindreading
16 Dec 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): M. Mameli, L. Bortolotti
Do non‐human animals have rights? The answer to this question depends on whether animals have morally relevant mental properties. Mindreading is the human activity of ascribing mental states to …
Animals, rights and property: the (un)attachment of pets in Israeli law
31 Aug 2012 | Reports | Contributor(s): Pablo Lerner
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Animal rights and justice
30 Aug 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Joan Beth Clair
http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/bts/vol3/iss4/7/ 0.00.0 1987 Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals 3 4 0.00.0 en text en
Sacrificial rights: The conflict between free exercise of religion and animal rights
29 Aug 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brendan White
http://scholarship.law.stjohns.edu/jcred/vol9/iss2/34/ 0.00.0 1994 Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development 9 2 Queens, New York40.7282239-73.79485160000002 en text en
Political animals: A study of the emerging animal rights movement in the united states
29 Aug 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David Macauley
http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/bts/vol3/iss4/5/ 0.00.0 1987 Between the Species 3 4 0.00.0 en text en
The is-ought gap and policy failure: An examination of Tom Regan's "the case for animal rights"
28 Aug 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lon Niedermayer
Regan’s essay makes an impassioned and reasonable argument that the problem with our use of non-human animals is not how cruelly or kindly we treat them, but that we use them at all. He examines …
Women animal foster care workers: An ecofeminist critique
28 Aug 2012 | Theses | Contributor(s): Denise L. Roemer
As with other forms of animal rights activism, animal foster care also appears to be dominated by women. In this paper I explore the role of animal foster care in, and its implications for, a …
The land ethic? Tourism's non-human actors
15 Jun 2012 | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Derek R. Hall, Frances Brown
The philosophy of this chapter is consonant with the ‘land ethic’ of American ecologist Aldo Leopold (1949/1968), which conceives of enlarging – both spatially and morally – the boundaries of …
Cognitive relatives yet moral strangers?
25 Feb 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Judith Benz-Schwarzburg, Andrew Knight
This article provides an empirically based, interdisciplinary approach to the following two questions: Do animals possess behavioral and cognitive characteristics such as culture, language, and a …
"The movement is my life": The psychology of animal rights activism
09 Feb 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog
I used a qualitative research approach to investigate psychological aspects of involvement in the animal rights movement. Interviews were conducted with 23 rank-and-file activists, focusing on …
Moral emotions and social activism: The case of animal rights
09 Feb 2012 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog, Lauren Golden
Why do some people and not others become involved in social movements? We examined the relationships between a moral emotion—disgust—and animal activism, attitudes toward animal welfare, and …
Property, people, or pets?
01 Feb 2012 | Books | Contributor(s): Fiery Cushman (editor), Marc D. Hauser (editor), Matt Kamen (editor), Alan M. Beck (editor)
A child can't be owned, but parents are legally responsible for their child's care. A painting and a dog can be owned; both fall under the jurisdiction of the law and in particular, property rights. …
The Sacrifice: How Scientific Experiments Transform Animals and People
30 Jan 2012 | Books | Contributor(s): Lynda Birke, Arnold Arluke, Mike Michael, Alan M. Beck (Editor)
The Sacrifice provides a uniquely detailed account of the sociological context of animal experimentation. The authors provide a rich analysis of complex and changing role of the laboratory animal in …