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Author Munro, Lyle.

Title Confronting cruelty : moral orthodoxy and the challenge of the animal rights movement / by Lyle Munro
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
Series Human-animal studies, 1573-4226 ; v. 1
Human-animal studies ; v. 1. 1573-4226
Contents Acronyms; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Animal Abuse as a Social Problem; Chapter 3 The Animal Problem in Social Context; Chapter 4 Cruelty and Compassion in a Decent Society; Chapter 5 Diagnosing Cruelty: Intellectual Work in Animal Advocacy; Chapter 6 Practising Animal Activism: Exposure and Interference Strategies; Chapter 7 Mobilising Emotions: Affective Work in Animal Protection; Chapter 8 Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Summary Annotation "Social movement theory is used to show how animal rights activists are engaged in the social construction of cruelty as a social problem which they seek to prevent by their intellectual, practical and emotion work in seminal campaigns against cruelty in the United States, England and Australia."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-214) and index
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Subject Animal rights activists -- Australia -- History.
Animal rights activists -- Great Britain -- History.
Animal rights activists -- United States -- History.
Animal rights movement -- Australia -- History.
Animal rights movement -- Great Britain -- History.
Animal rights movement -- United States -- History.
Animal welfare -- Australia -- History.
Animal welfare -- Great Britain -- History.
Animal welfare -- United States -- History.
Animal Rights.
Animal Welfare.
United Kingdom.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1429452862 (electronic bk.)
1433705672 (electronic bk.)
9004143114 (alk. paper)
9781429452861 (electronic bk.)
9781433705670 (electronic bk.)
9789004143111 (alk. paper)
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