Animals are the Issue: Library Resources on Animal Issues

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Haworth Information Press, 2004 - Nature - 147 pages
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Supply your library with the best collection of resources on animal issues!

Animals are the Issue: Library Resources on Animal Issues is a guide to books, journals, and Web sites on historic and modern animal treatment. Expert librarians and scholars provide helpful resources showing what ideals and practical solutions exist in animal rights and welfare debates. With this book, students, philosophers, and politicians can find the best of written and electronic resources about the protection and ethical use of animals by humankind.

Animals are the Issue stands alone as a source for locating materials on animal protection and welfare. This valuable guide will help librarians save time and money in locating diverse areas of information regarding animal consumption and exploitation. The authors have noted what they consider to be the most essential resources for library collections.

This book offers references that discuss the utilization of animals by humans:
  • as companions
  • in sports and entertainment
  • in religion
  • in science and education
  • in industry
  • in hunting
Animals Are the Issue explores how animals are seen, viewed, and used by humans. With bibliographies, annotated lists, and short commentaries by the authors on nearly every item, you'll be able to supply your patrons with a highly effective animal rights/welfare collection.

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Ex-acquisitions librarian and current LJ reviewer Kistler has a longstanding interest in human-animal relations. The author of two books on the subject (Animal Rights: A Subject Guide, Bibliography ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

JOHN M. KISTLER is a freelance writer and a professional librarian. He received his mahout certificate from the Elephant Conservation Center in Thailand while assisting consultants on Oliver Stone's film Alexander.

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