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Animal Law in Australia: An Integrated Approach
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.
This is the first Australian text to offer a truly integrated and comprehensive coverage of animal law issues. It combines the philosophical and ethical dimensions to animal law with the practical, legal and regulatory frameworks governing animals in Australia.
· Comprehensive, balanced coverage of animal law issues in Australia ensures readers will gain a solid understanding of the wider regulatory regime in Australia.
· Each chapter integrates the philosophical/ ethical discussion with practical issues and the legal context to demonstrate the relationship between these dimensions, allowing readers to gain an understanding of the background driving current regulatory regimes.
· Chapters include clear learning objectives, stimulus questions and further reading to facilitate depth and breadth of learning for both students and the general reader.
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About the Author
Alex Bruce is an Associate Professor at the Australian National University College of Law, and a former Senior Lawyer with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Alex is an ordained Buddhist Monk in the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition.
Table of Contents
1. Animal Law in History
2. Development of Contemporary Animal Law
3. Australian Legal & Regulatory Framework
4. Animals as Assistants
5. Animals as Companions
6. Animals as More than Pets
7. Animals as Entertainment
8. Animals and Cruelty
9. Animals as Food
10. Animals as ""Pests""
11. Animals and Science
12. Animals and International Law