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Call # HV4708 .W57 2000
Author Wise, Steven M
Title Rattling the cage : toward legal rights for animals / Steven M. Wise ; foreword by Jane Goodall
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Books, c2000
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Descript. xvi, 362 p. ; 24 cm
Note "Merloyd Lawrence book"
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Animal rights
Animal welfare -- Law and legislation
OCLC # 43333970
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Jane Goodall 
1The Problem with Being a Thing1
2Trapped in a Universe That No Longer Exists9
3The Legal Thinghood of Nonhuman Animals23
4Border Crossings35
5What Are Legal Rights?49
6Liberty and Equality63
7The Common Law89
8Consciousness, Taxonomy, and Minds119
9Seasons of the Mind163
10Chimpanzee and Bonobo Minds179
11Bending Toward Justice239
12Epilogue: Other Cages, Other Peaks267
 About the Author339