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Animal liberation (second edition)

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This book describes the unjustified pain suffered by animals in scientific, military and commercial research and the inhuman process through which meat is provided to consumers who have been conditioned to ignore the realities of meat production. Peter Singer showed that meat production is not only ethically indefensible but shamefully wasteful, depriving the world's poor of the protein they need. In this revised edition Professor Singer addresses three crucial developments in the battle for all animal welfare: he discusses the evolution of the animal rights movement, including its violent aspects; he responds to the argument and discussion provoked by positions he took in the first edition and updates his account of what is now being done to animals in the laboratory and on the farm.

Some page wear, sticker inside front cover. Some wear to jacket.

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Author(s):
Peter Singer
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224030183
ISBN-13:
9780224030182
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Cape

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This book describes the unjustified pain suffered by animals in scientific, military and commercial research and the inhuman process through which meat is provided to consumers who have been conditioned to ignore the realities of meat production. Peter Singer showed that meat production is not only ethically indefensible but shamefully wasteful, depriving the world's poor of the protein they need. In this revised edition Professor Singer addresses three crucial developments in the battle for all animal welfare: he discusses the evolution of the animal rights movement, including its violent aspects; he responds to the argument and discussion provoked by positions he took in the first edition and updates his account of what is now being done to animals in the laboratory and on the farm.

Some page wear, sticker inside front cover. Some wear to jacket.

Author(s):
Peter Singer
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224030183
ISBN-13:
9780224030182
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Cape

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