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  1. PolĂ­ticas de controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses

    Contributor(s):: Henrique Augusto Reberte

    Este trabalho de conclusão de curso traz a problemática do controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses no Estado brasileiro sob o ponto de vista dos direitos dos animais. Inicialmente se estabelece que estes são sujeitos de direito, os quais devem ser considerados...

  2. The Case For Consideration of Animal Rights and Ethics to Reform the Commercial Dog Breeding Industry

    Contributor(s):: Nicholas Ian Waychoff

  3. Necroeconomics: Power, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Human-Animal Relations

    Contributor(s):: Jan Dutkiewicz

    This paper is an innovative addition to the ongoing debate about human-animal relations. It approaches the topic from the perspective of political economy rather than moral philosophy and seeks to provide an explanatory framework combining commodification of animals and death in the global...

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

    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 lifetimes...

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

    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...

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

    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...

  7. The Framing of Animal Cruelty by Animal Advocacy Organizations

    Contributor(s):: Cary Williams

    The purpose of this research project was to explore similarities and differences in framing activity of animal cruelty by animal advocacy organizations and to fill some of the gaps within the current literature. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Humane Society of the United States, and...

  8. Corporate Responsibility, Ethics, and Animal Welfare

    Contributor(s):: Elizabeth A. Gray

    Do organizations that keep wild animals in captivity owe them moral consideration? This thesis provides a historical overview of the moral consideration provided to animals and analyzes present-day philosophical writing. The representative contemporary ethical frameworks include utilitarianism,...

  9. Children's Environmental and Moral Conceptions of Protecting an Endangered Animal

    Contributor(s):: Ruckert, Jolina H.

  10. The Psychological Effects of Medical Research on Animal Subjects and the Ramifications for the Applicability of the Research Results

    Contributor(s):: Morgan A. Damm

    Historically, animals have been used in medical research to bring about many of the medical breakthroughs and advances seen today. The successful studies are accompanied by numerous, often concealed, failed studies that are inapplicable to human medicine due to stress and distress changing the...

  11. Equal Treatment for Equal Relevance: The Unjustifiable Exemption of Farm Animals from Animal Cruelty Laws

    Contributor(s):: Miles Decoster

    In the past 100 years pet, zoo/aquarium, and research animals have gained unprecedented legal protection from unnecessary human harm via the creation of strict animal cruelty laws. Due to the work of moral philosophers and compassionate lawyers/judges animal cruelty laws have been improved to...

  12. Beasts abstract not: a sociology of animal protection

    Contributor(s):: Lyle Munro

    Why and how do people campaign on behalf of a species that is not their own? The thesis seeks to address this question by showing how the animal protection movement constructs speciesism and its practices - vivisection, factory farming and bloodsports - as a social problem on a par with other...

  13. Animal rights activists and their perceptions of recreational fishing

    Contributor(s):: Carol Elizabeth Thailing

    Animal rights is a social movement founded on the principle that non-human animals possess intrinsic value and inherent rights rather than merely instrumental value. Hunting is among historical targets of the movement. With few exceptions, most animal rights groups have not targeted recreational...

  14. Feral cats and the people who care for them

    Contributor(s):: Loretta Sue Humphrey

    Sociologists have described the characteristics of individuals who become involved in social movements, their motivations for becoming involved, and the methods used to recruit participants. One group that has been underrepresented in the existing literature is feral cat caretakers. The purpose...

  15. Tourists' attitudes toward the use of animals in tourist attractions: An empirical investigation

    Contributor(s):: Shani, Amir

  16. Citizen canine: Humans and animals in Athens and America

    Contributor(s):: Dolgert, Stefan Paul

    "Citizen Canine" explores the sacrificial underpinnings of politics via a critique of the boundary between human and animal in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. I argue that the concept "animal" serves a functional rather than descriptive role: it is born of a sacrificial worldview...

  17. The efficacy of protest: Meaning and social movement outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Einwohner, Rachel Lynn

  18. Farm animal sanctuaries: Postdomestic activism and the transformative power of place

    Contributor(s):: Fargo, Timothy Joseph

  19. The relationship of religious and existential variables to scores on the animal-human continuity scale and perception of beliefs about animals and equality of mankind

    Contributor(s):: King, Frank Lyle

  20. States of nature: The animal as object and ancestor in political thought

    Contributor(s):: La Barbera, Christopher