Animal Rights

Background Information

More books and videos about animal rights can be found using the Library's catalog.

Animal Code: Giving Animals Respect and Rights HV 4708. C 76 2011
Animal Ethics in Context Online only
Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions HV 4708. A 56 2006
Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know HV 4708. W 35 2010
Animal Rights Movement in America: From Compassion to Respect HV 4764. F 57 1994
Animal Rights Without Liberation: Applied Ethics and Human Obligations Online only
Animals & Ethics: An Overview of the Philosophical Debate HV 4708. T 39 2009
Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them QL 85. P 33 2011
Encyclopedia of Animal Rights & Animal Welfare HV 4708. E 53 2010
Governing Animals: Animal Rights and the Liberal State HV 4708. S 62 2012
Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals HV 4716. B 76 A 3 2012
Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics HV 4708. O 94 2011
Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement Online only
Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection HV 4764. W 55 2007

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to search for articles on any topic. It can help you locate the latest information about the animal rights debate, as well as articles that trace the history of the animal rights movement.
This database presents scientific and government information on animal rights and welfare, as well as articles on animal experimentation. It is a unique resource that can produce articles from many sides of this debate.
Legal Collection
Legal Collection collects articles written by lawyers and legal professionals on all topics in law. It can be used to find articles about the legal aspects of animal rights, including animal testing, farming and ranching, and animal rights activist groups.

Web Resources

Animal Legal & Historical Center (Michigan State University College of Law)
This unique site contains more than 1,000 United States laws and cases related to animal welfare and animal rights. This site also includes resources for selected foreign countries.
Animal Rights (Boston University Libraries Research Guide)
This site contains links that were collected and vetted by the librarians at Boston University. They include pro-animal rights and advocacy organizations, as well as sites about factory farming and ethics in animal testing.
Tom Regan Animal Rights Archive (NCSU Libraries)
Hosted by the North Carolina State University Libraries, this site offers a wide variety of links to animal rights organizations, legal resources, and more. It includes information about farming and ranching, animal experimentation, and wildlife conservation.