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Call # KF3841 .F73 1995
Author Francione, Gary L. (Gary Lawrence), 1954-
Title Animals, property, and the law / Gary L. Francione ; with a foreword by William M. Kunstler
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c1995
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Descript. xviii, 349 p. ; 23 cm
Series Ethics and action
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-344) and index
Subject Animal welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States
Animal rights
OCLC # 30701910
Table of Contents
 Foreword / William M. Kunstler 
 Preface and Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Legal Welfarism: The Consequences of the Property Status of Animals3
Pt. IThe Status of Animals as Property15
 1The Problem: "Unnecessary" Suffering and the "Humane" Treatment of Property17
 2The Dominion of Humans over Animals, the "Defects" of Animals, and the Common Law33
 3Two Examples of Legal Welfarism50
 4The Exclusion of Animal Interests from Legal Consideration - the Doctrine of Standing65
 5Laws and Rights: Claims, Benefits, Interests, and the Instrumental Status of Animals91
Pt. IIA General Application of the Theory: Anticruelty Statutes117
 6The Purposes of Anticruelty Statutes119
 7Anticruelty Statutes and the Protection of the Institutionalized Exploitation of Animals134
Pt. IIIA Specific Application of the Theory: The Regulation of Animal Experimentation163
 8Animal Experimentation: Animal Property and Human "Benefit"165
 9The Federal Animal Welfare Act185
 10Administrative Regulation of the Animal Welfare Act208
 11The Animal Welfare Act in the Courts234
 Epilogue: An Alternative to Legal Welfarism?251
 Explanation of Legal Citations265
 Selected Bibliography331