Into the Breach: Toward an Interspecies Politics
Contributor(s):: Dubeau, Mathieu
Homeward Bound: The Struggle Senior Dogs Face to Find Their Fur-Ever Homes, An Exhibition Proposal
| Contributor(s):: Natalia Maria Senida Chavez
For this capstone project, I created a proposal for an exhibition centering around animal rights that focuses on the rights of senior dogs in United States animal shelters. Homeward Bound: The Struggle Senior Dogs Face to Find Their Fur-Ever Homes intends to raise...
Djurturism - moraliskt rätt?
| Contributor(s):: Camilla Sandström
Det här examensarbetet är en litteraturstudie med syftet att undersöka ifall djurturism är moraliskt rätt samt att informera läsaren om den bristfälliga kunskapen angående djurturism. Teoridelen består av förhållandet mellan...
Lämpöni, lempeni - animal portraits : Portraits of homeless animals
| Contributor(s):: Kristiina Jermakka
The topic of the thesis is former homeless animals and their personalities depicted by the means of portraiture. In the thesis also the depiction of animals in different periods of art and the development of human-animal relationship seen during them. The premise of the thesis is homeless...
Speak Softly or Carry a Big Stick?: Comparing the Approaches of The Humane Society of the United States and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Ruben
My thesis explores the varying methods that animal protection groups use to achieve their goal of increased protection for animals. In particular, I compare, contrast, and critique the approaches of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...
Políticas 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...
The Case For Consideration of Animal Rights and Ethics to Reform the Commercial Dog Breeding Industry
| Contributor(s):: Nicholas Ian Waychoff
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Children's Environmental and Moral Conceptions of Protecting an Endangered Animal
| Contributor(s):: Ruckert, Jolina H.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Tourists' attitudes toward the use of animals in tourist attractions: An empirical investigation
| Contributor(s):: Shani, Amir
From time immemorial human beings have utilized animals for various needs and purposes, which led societies to debate the justification for using animals and to reflect on the way in which animals are treated. These concerns have also resulted in various contemporary studies aimed to reveal...