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Articles on Animal Protection and Animal Rights

This is a collection of articles on Animal Protection and Animal Rights from the Society & Animals Journal in relation to the studies of the human-animal relationship. The Society & Animals Journal is academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities.

Fiestas-Flores, J., & Pyhälä, A. (2018). Dietary motivations and challenges among animal rights advocates in Spain. Society & Animals26(4), 402-425.

Greenebaum, J. (2018). Cross-Cultural Examination of the Animal Rights Movement. Society & Animals, 26(3), 335-338.

Turina, I. (2018). Pride and Burden: The Quest for Consistency in the Anti-Speciesist Movement. Society & Animals, 26(3), 239-258.

Levin, J., Arluke, A., & Irvine, L. (2017). Are People More Disturbed by Dog or Human Suffering?. Society & Animals, 25(1), 1-16.

Feuerstein, A. (2015). “I Promise to Protect Dumb Creatures”: Pastoral Power and the Limits of Victorian Nonhuman Animal Protection. Society & Animals23(2), 148-165.

Verbora, A. R. (2015). The political landscape surrounding anti-cruelty legislation in Canada. Society & Animals23(1), 45-67.

Hansson, N., & Jacobsson, K. (2014). Learning to be affected: Subjectivity, sense, and sensibility in animal rights activism. Society & Animals22(3), 262-288.

Wyatt, T. (2014). Non-human animal abuse and wildlife trade: Harm in the fur and falcon trades. Society & Animals22(2), 194-210.

Badano, S. E., Burgermeister, S. J., Henne, S., Murphy, S. T., & Cole, B. M. (2014). Legitimacy concerns in animal advocacy organizations during the Michael Vick dogfighting scandal. Society & Animals22(2), 111-134.

Gerber, B., & Young, K. (2013). Horse play in the Canadian west: The emergence of the Calgary Stampede as contested terrain. Society & Animals21(6), 523-545.

Tauber, S. (2013). State legislators’ roll-call votes on farm animal protection bills: The agricultural connection. Society & Animals21(6), 501-522.

Wrenn, C. L. (2013). Resonance of moral shocks in abolitionist animal rights advocacy: Overcoming contextual constraints. Society & Animals21(4), 379-394.

Loveridge, A. (2013). Changes in animal welfare views in New Zealand: Responding to global change. Society & Animals21(4), 325-340.

Guéguen, N. (2013). Redesigning the donation box: The effect of animal banks on donations for animal welfare. Society & Animals21(3), 240-248.

Seymour, M. (2013). “Support your local invasive species”: Animal protection rhetoric and nonnative species. Society & Animals21(1), 54-73.

Li, P. J., & Davey, G. (2013). Culture, reform politics, and future directions: A review of China’s animal protection challenge. Society & Animals21(1), 34-53.

Aaltola, E. (2011). The philosophy behind the movement: Animal studies versus animal rights. Society & Animals19(4), 393-406.

Otomo, Y. (2011). Law and the Question of the (Nonhuman) Animal. Society & Animals19(4), 383-391.

Haque, N., & Masri, A. H. B. A. (2011). The principles of animal advocacy in Islam: four integrated ecognitions. Society & Animals19(3), 279-290.

Lutz, B. J., & Lutz, J. M. (2011). Interest groups and pro-animal rights legislation. Society & Animals19(3), 261-277.

Goodman, J. R., & Sanders, C. R. (2011). In favor of tipping the balance: Animal rights activists in defense of residential picketing. Society & Animals19(2), 137-155.

Harfeld, J. (2011). Philosophical ethology: On the extents of what it is to be a pig. Society & Animals19(1), 83-101.

Evans, E. (2010). Constitutional inclusion of animal rights in Germany and Switzerland: how did animal protection become an issue of national importance?. Society & Animals18(3), 231-250.

Freeman, C. P. (2010). Framing animal rights in the “Go Veg” campaigns of US animal rights organizations. Society & Animals18(2), 163-182.

Tauber, S. (2010). The Influence of Animal Advocacy Groups in State Courts of Last Resort. Society & Animals18(1), 58-74.

Greenebaum, J. (2009). ” I’m Not an Activist!”: Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare in the Purebred Dog Rescue Movement. Society & Animals17(4), 289-304.

Pallotta, N. (2008). Origin of adult animal rights lifestyle in childhood responsiveness to animal suffering. Society & Animals16(2), 149-170.

Gaarder, E. (2008). Risk & reward: The impact of animal rights activism on women. Society & Animals16(1), 1-22.

Aebersold, C., Galen, L., Stanton, V., & DeLeeuw, J. (2007). Support for animal rights as a function of belief in evolution, religious fundamentalism, and religious denomination. Society & Animals15(4), 353-363.

Taylor, N., & Signal, T. (2006). Attitudes to animals in the animal protection community compared to a normative community sample. Society & Animals14(3), 265-274.

Kemmerer, L. (2006). Verbal Activism:” Anymal”. Society & Animals14(1), 9-14.

Brown, S. E. (2005). The under-representation of African American employees in animal welfare organizations in the United States. Society & Animals13(2), 153-162.

Jerolmack, C. (2003). Tracing the profile of animal rights supporters: A preliminary investigation. Society & Animals11(3), 245-263.

Block, G. (2003). The moral reasoning of believers in animal rights. Society & Animals11(2), 167-180.

Fleischmann, K. (2003). Frog and cyberfrog are friends: Dissection simulation and animal advocacy. Society & Animals11(2), 123-143.

Kew, B. (2003). Appropriating liberation. Society & Animals11(1), 29-49.

Frank, J. M. (2002). The actual and potential contribution of economics to animal welfare issues. Society and Animals10(4), 421-428.

Ginsberg, C., & Lowe, B. (2002). Animal rights as a post-citizenship movement. Society & Animals10(2), 203-215.

Munro, L. (2002). The animal activism of Henry Spira (1927-1998). Society & Animals10(2), 173-191.

Franklin, A., Tranter, B., & White, R. (2001). Explaining support for animal rights: A comparison of two recent approaches to humans, nonhuman animals, and postmodernity. Society & Animals9(2), 127-144.

Munro, L. (2001). Caring about blood, flesh, and pain: Women’s standing in the animal protection movement. Society & Animals9(1), 43-61.

Jamison, W. V., Wenk, C., & Parker, J. V. (2000). Every sparrow that falls: Understanding animal rights activism as functional religion. Society & Animals8(1), 305-330.

Kruse, C. R. (1999). Gender, views of nature, and support for animal rights. Society & Animals7(3), 179-198.

Munro, L. (1999). Contesting moral capital in campaigns against animal liberation. Society & Animals7(1), 35-53.

Galvin, S. L., & Herzog, H. A. (1998). Attitudes and dispositional optimism of animal rights demonstrators. Society & Animals6(1), 1-11.

Munro, L. (1997). Framing cruelty: The construction of duck shooting as a social problem. Society & Animals5(2), 137-154.

Nickell, D., & Herzog, H. A. (1996). Ethical ideology and moral persuasion: Personal moral philosophy, gender, and judgments of pro-and anti-animal research propaganda. Society & Animals4(1), 53-64.

Garner, R. (1995). The politics of animal protection: A research agenda. Society & Animals3(1), 43-60.

Paul, E. S. (1995). Us and them: Scientists’ and animal rights campaigners’ views of the animal experimentation debate. Society & Animals3(1), 1-21.

Shapiro, K. (1994). The caring sleuth: Portrait of an animal rights activist. Society & Animals2(2), 145-165.

Nibert, D. A. (1994). Animal rights and human social issues. Society & Animals2(2), 115-124.


Updated July 2019

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