Animals, property, and the law / Gary L. Francione ; with a foreword by William M. Kunstler.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
xviii, 349 pages ; 24 cm.
Ethics and action.
Formatted Contents Note
Legal welfarism: the consequences of the property status of animals Status of animals as property Problem: unnecessary suffering and the humane treatment of property Dominion of humans over animals, the defects of animals, and the common law Two examples of legal welfarism Exclusion of animal interests from legal consideration: the doctrine of standing Laws and rights: claims, benefits, interests and the instrumental status of animals General application of the theory: anticruelty statutes Purposes of anticruelty statutes Anticruelty statutes and the protection of the institutionalized exploitation of animals Specific application of the theory: the regulation of animal experimentation Animal experimentation: animal property and human benefit Federal Animal Welfare Act Administrative regulation of the Animal Welfare Act Animal Welfare Act in the courts Alternative to legal welfarism.
"Published 1995. Reprinted 2005 with corrections."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-344) and index.
KF3841 .F73 2005
1566392837 9781566392839 1566392845 9781566392846