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Title The rights of animals [electronic resource] / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-200) and index.
Contents Should animals have rights? Chapter overview : the animal rights debate / Joseph Lubinski ; Animals should have a right not to be exploited / Tom Regan ; Differences between animals and humans do not justify denying animals basic rights / Lesli Bisgould ; Whether a right or not, animals should be treated morally / Sam Vaknin ; Animals have rich emotional lives and consciousness / Ross Robertson ; God did not make animals the moral equivalent of humans / Randy Stiver ; Animals are not moral agents and so cannot have rights / Tibor R. Machan ; Giving animals rights is antihuman / Wesley J. Smith ; Animals need better care, not equal rights / Jon Katz -- Does the food industry mistreat animals? Factory farming ignores the suffering of animals / Peter Singer, interviewed by Oliver Broudy ; The animal agriculture industry cares about the welfare of animals / Charles W. Stenholm ; Factory farms mistreat animals and endanger human health / Kelly Overton ; Modern animal agriculture is necessary for low-cost food / Sarah Muirhead ; Caging chickens protects them from avian flu / Lynne Miller ; Free-range farms will not stop farm animals' suffering / Lee Hall ; A vegan lifestyle is necessary to stop the mistreatment of animals / Bruce Friedrich -- Is animal medical experimentation justified? Chapter overview : the animal experimentation debate / Simon Festing ; Human well-being requires the use of animals for medical research / Alex Epstein ; Animals should not be given rights at the expense of human needs / Edwin A. Locke ; Mistreatment of animals by researchers is rare / Tom Still ; The value of animal experimentation is exaggerated / Christopher Anderegg ... [et al.] ; Superior research methods make animal testing unjustified / Alistair Currie ; Using animals for medical testing may be wrong for scientific rather than ethical reasons / Arthur Allen -- Should it be allowed for animals to be used for entertainment? Sportfishing does not hurt fish / Dave Lear ; Is bear hunting necessary to protect both bears and humans? / Sara B. Miller ; Circus animals are well treated / James Randerson ; Traditional rodeos should be allowed to continue / Lorne Gunter ; Bullfighting should b banned / Caroline Lucas ; Sport hunting should be banned / Delaware Action for Animals ; Zoos are unnecessary and should be discontinued / Richard Fagerlund ; Rodeos are sanctioned animal abuse and should be stopped / Angela Timmons.
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Subject Animal rights -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Miller, Debra A.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737741469 (hardcover)
0737741465 (hardcover)
9780737741476 (pbk.)
0737741473 (pbk.)
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