The second edition of this highly regarded work combines the philosophical and ethical dimensions of animal law with the practical, legal and regulatory frameworks governing animals in Australia. Written in a clear, engaging and accessible style, it is suitable as a teaching text for Animal Law courses, and for the wider legal community and general reader interested in animal welfare.
The new edition has been fully revised and updated to cover recent developments in both case law and legislation across many topics including:
• Comprehensive, balanced coverage of animal law issues in Australia ensures readers will gain a solid understanding of the wider regulatory regime.
• Each chapter integrates the philosophical/ethical discussion with practical issues and the legal context allowing readers to gain an understanding of the background driving current regulatory regimes.
• Written by an internationally recongnised expert in animal law
• Chapters include clear learning objectives, and further reading to facilitate depth and breadth of learning for both students and the general reader.
Table of contents
Ch 1 Animal Law in History
Ch 2 Development of Contemporary Animal Law
Ch 3 Australian Legal and Regulatory Framework
Ch 4 Animals as Assistants
Ch 5 Animals as Companions
Ch 6 Animals as more than Companions
Ch 7 Animals as Entertainment
Ch 8 Animals and Cruelty
Ch 9 Animals as Food
Ch 10 Animals as ‘Pests’
Ch 11 Animals and Science
Ch 12 Animals and International Law
Ch 13 Future Directions
241 x 165 mm
|No. of Pages: 301-400||Language: English|