Bibliographic Details

Animals, equality and democracy / Siobhan O'Sullivan.

Author / Creator O'Sullivan, Siobhan, 1974-
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2011], ©2011.
Description xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language English
Series Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series
Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series.
Subject Animal rights -- Philosophy.
Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal welfare -- Law and legislation.
Animal rights -- Philosophy.
Animal welfare -- Law and legislation.
Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 9780230243873 (hardback)
0230243878 (hardback)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-206) and 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.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables
  • Series Preface
  • Preface: Prof. Robert Garner, University of Leicester, UK
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1. Animal Inconsistencies
  • 2. The Politics of Being a Nonhuman Animal
  • 3. Animal Visibility
  • 4. Out of Sight, Out of Mind
  • 5. What's Good for the Goose Should Also be Good for the Gander
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index