Animal Rights

A Subject Guide, Bibliography, and Internet Companion

by John M. Kistler


An invaluable and comprehensive source of information on books and web sites dealing with the subject of animal rights.

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June 2000


Pages 248
Volumes 1
Size 6 1/8x9 1/4
Topics Current Events and Issues/General
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Introductions to each chapter explain the issues, as well as the arguments that surround them, and a general introduction to the volume thoroughly explains how to use the book. Each entry contains the following information: author, title, edition, series title, location of publisher, name of publisher, number of pages, year of publication, and International Standard Book Number. Annotations include the most important information available to help the researcher, including web sites that contain not only the full text of the book when available, but also excerpts and articles or interviews by the author; short quotations from the books; and short descriptions and summaries of the books. All the information provided allows students to locate exactly what they need, while encouraging them to explore other issues and differing viewpoints.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Marc BekoffIntroduction: How to Use This BookAnimal Rights: General WorksAnimal NaturesFatal Uses of AnimalsNon-Fatal Uses of AnimalsAnimal PopulationsAnimal SpeculationsIndex



Kistler...writes thoughtful, balanced essays....Recommended for all academic and public libraries.—Choice

This impressive resource will be helpful for updating or supplementing animal rights collections.—The Book Report

[a] great reference....suited for high school and above.—VOYA

Libraries with users interested in animal rights will want this companion.—Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin

Who would find this a useful book?...My guess is that anyone with an interest in animals and their use will enjoy browsing through this book, and will encounter enough new titles and websites to make time and price worthwhile.—The Quarterly Review of Biology

...a worthy purchase for high school, public, and academic libraries.—American Reference Books Annual

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