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Author O'Sullivan, Siobhan, 1974-
Title Animals, equality and democracy / Siobhan O'Sullivan.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Book Cover
 Floor2  B105.A55 O88 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-206) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Series Preface -- Preface by Prof. Robert Garner, University of Leicester, UK -- Introduction -- Animal Inconsistencies -- The Politics of Being a Nonhuman Animal -- Animal Visibility -- Out of Sight, Out of Mind -- What's Good for the Goose Should Also be Good for the Gander -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary "Animals, Equality and Democracy examines the structure of animal protection legislation and finds that it is deeply inequitable, with a tendency to favor those animals the community is most likely to see and engage with. Siobhan O'Sullivan argues that these inequities violate fundamental principle of justice and transparency"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Animal rights -- Philosophy.
Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal welfare -- Law and legislation.
ISBN 0230243878 (hardback)
9780230243873 (hardback)
OCLC number 729342572