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1. Introductions / Overviews

Buechler, Steven 2011. Understanding Social Movements: Theories from the Classical Era to the Present. Boulder, CO, Paradigm Publishers. Page 205: “The importance of cognitive appeals is effectively explored in the animal rights movement, in which protesters have strategically opted for logical, rational arguments specifically to deflect criticism of sentimentality and playing to emortions”.

Garner, Robert 2007. Animal Rights Movements. In: Ritzer, George (ed.). The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (Online-Version)

Herzog, Harold A. /  Golden, Lauren L. 2009. Moral Emotions and Social Activism: The Case of Animal Rights. Journal of Social Issues 65(3): 485-498.

Herzog, Harold A. 1993. "The movement is my life”: The psychology of animal rights activism. Journal of Social Issues 49: 103 - 119.

Munro, Lyle 2012.  Learning and Teaching Guide on the animal rights movement in theory and practice, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-9020.2012.00462.x/abstract   This guide accompanies the following article:

Munro, Lyle 2012. The Animal Rights Movement in Theory and Practice: A Review of the Sociological Literature. Sociology Compass 6(2): 166-181.

Nibert, David 2000. Section-in-Formation Status Approved for Animals & Society  http://www.asanet.org/footnotes/dec00/fn10.html . Footnotes. Newsletter of the American Sociological Society.



Chronologisch geordnet; weitere wichtige Aufsätze im PDF Format

Ellefsen, Rune 2016 Judicial opportunities and the death of SHAC: legal repression along a cycle of contention.  Social Movement Studies 15 (5): 441-456.   

Michalski, Joseph H. 2016. Overcoming Sociological Naïveté in the Animal Rights Movement. Theory in Action 9 (1): 52-82.

Pellow, David N. / Brehm, Hollie Nyseth 2015. From the New Ecological Paradigm to Total Liberation: The Emergence of a Social Movement Frame. Sociological Quarterly 56 (1): 185-212 Free Access! http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tsq.12084/abstract .

Beauchamp, Tom L. / Frey, Raymond G., (eds.) 2014, (2011). The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics – Paperback Version. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Corman, Lauren E. 2014. The ventriloquist's burden? Animals, voice, and politics. (Dissertation). Ann Arbor, MI, ProQuest.

Hughes, Craig 2014. Reviewed item: Pellow, David N. 2014 Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement. Mobilization: An International Journal 19 (4): 458-459.

Lindblom, Jonas / Jacobsson, Kerstin 2014. A Deviance Perspective on Social Movements: The Case of Animal Rights Activism. Deviant Behavior 35 (2): 133-151.

*Pellow, David N. 2014. Total Liberation. The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement. Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota Press. https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/total-liberation

*Socha, Kim 2014. Animal Liberation and Atheism. Dismantling the Procrustean Bed. Minneapolis, MN, Freethought House.

Schmitz, Friederike (ed.) 2014. Tierethik - Grundlagentexte. Berlin, Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Verlag.

Traini, Christophe 2014. Animal Rights Activists and Law. Repression or Formalization of Emotions? Droit et société (87): 465-482.

Wrenn, Corey Lee 2014. Abolition Then and Now. Tactical Comparisons Between the Human Rights Movement and the Modern Nonhuman Animal Rights Movement in the United States. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 27 (2): 177-200.

Hirsch-Hoefler, Sivan / Mudde, Cas 2014. Ecoterrorism: Terrorist Threat or Political Ploy? Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 37 (7): 586-603.

Liddick, Don 2013. Techniques of Neutralization and Animal Rights Activists. Deviant Behavior 34 (8): 618-634.

Mills, Gordon 2013. The successes and failures of policing animal rights extremism in the UK 2004-2010. International Journal of Police Science and Management 15(1): 30-44.

Monaghana, Rachel 2013. Not Quite Terrorism. Animal Rights Extremism in the United Kingdom. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 36(11): 933-951.

Jacobsson, Kerstin / Lindblom, Jonas 2012. Moral Reflexivity and Dramaturgical Action in Social Movement Activism: The Case of the Plowshares and Animal Rights Sweden. Social Movement Studies 11(1): 41-60.

 Birke, Linda 2012. Unnamed Others: How Can Thinking about "Animals" Matter to Feminist Theorizing? NORA : Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 20: 148-157.

Haenfler, Ross / Johnson, Brett / Jones, Ellis 2012. Lifestyle Movements: Exploring the Intersection of Lifestyle and Social Movements. Social Movement Studies 11(1): 1-20.


Aaltola, Elisa 2011. The Philosophy behind the movement. Animal studies versus Animal Rights. Society and Animals 19: 391-404.

Gaarder, Emily 2011. Women and the Animal Rights Movement. New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press. – amazon.de -

Garner, Robert 2011. In Defence of Animal Sentience: A Critique of Cochrane’s Liberty Thesis. Political Studies 59: 175-187.

Gille, Zsuzsa 2011. The Hungarian Foie Gras Boycott: Struggles for Moral Sovereignty in Postsocialist Europe. East European Politics and Societies 25(1): 114-128.

Mackinger, Christof / Pack, Birgit (eds.) 2011. §278a: Gemeint sind wir alle!   Der Prozess gegen die Tierbefreiungs-Bewegung und seine Hintergründe. Wien, Mandelbaum Verlag. - amazon.de. Besprechung 2011.06.06 Irene Brickner/Der Standard.

Potter, Will 2011. Green Is the New Red: How "Eco-Terrorism" Became America's #1 Domestic Threat. San Francisco, CA. (greenisthenewred.com, amazon.de)

Walby, Kevin / Monaghan, Jeffrey 2011. Private Eyes and Public Order: Policing and Surveillance in the Suppression of Animal Rights Activists in Canada. Social Movement Studies 10(1): 21-37.


Cherry, Elizabeth 2010. Shifting Symbolic Boundaries: Cultural Strategies of the Animal Rights Movement. Sociological Forum 25(3): 450-475.

Fitzgerald, Amy J. 2010. A Social History of the Slaughterhouse: From Inception to Contemporary Implications. Human Ecology Review 17(1): 58-69.

Freeman, Carrie Packwood 2010. Framing Animal Rights in the "Go Veg" Campaigns of US Animal Rights Organizations. Society and Animals 18(2): 163-182.

Lovitz, Dara 2010. Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism. New York, Lantern Books. - amazon.de, com

Sorenson, John 2010. About Canada: Animal Rights. Halifax, Fernwood Publication.

Sorenson, John 2010.12.13. The World's Most Dangerous Idea? Reply to M. Somerville. The Mark - www.themarknews.com.

Townley, Cynthia 2010. Animals and Humans: Grounds for Separations? Journal of Social Philosophy 41(4): 512-526.

Turina, Isacco 2010. Ethics and Engagement in an Anti-Speciesist Group. Original Title. L'Annee sociologique 60(1): 163-187.

Yates, Roger 2010. Making a Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights. Sociology 44(1): 171-172.

Merskin, Debra 2010. Cleveland Amory: Media Curmudgeon and Animal Rights Crusader. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 87(1): 194-196.


Fitzgerald, Amy J. / Kalof, Linda / Dietz, Thomas 2009. Slaughterhouses and Increased Crime Rates: An Empirical Analysis of the Spillover From "The Jungle" into the Surrounding Area. Organization and Environment 22(2): 158-184.

Fritsvold, Erik D. 2009. Under the Law: Legal Consciousness and Radical Environmental Activism. Law & Social Inquiry 34(4): 799-824.

Girgen, Jen 2009. Constructing animal rights activism as a social threat: Claims-making in the 'New York Times' and in congressional hearings. Dissertation Abstracts International, A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 69(7): 2885.

Hadley, John 2009. Animal Rights Extremism and the Terrorism Question. Journal of Social Philosophy 40(3): 363-378.

Herzog, Harold A. /  Golden, Lauren L. 2009. Moral Emotions and Social Activism: The Case of Animal Rights. Journal of Social Issues 65(3): 485-498.

Mika, Marie 2009. Framing the Issue. Religion, Secular Ethics and the Case of Animal Rights Mobilization. Social Forces 85(2): 915-941.

Sorenson, John 2009. Constructing Terrorists: Propaganda about Animal Rights. Critical Studies on Terrorism 2(2): 237-256.

Gaarder, Emily 2008. Risk & Reward: The Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Women. Society and Animals 16(1): 1-22.

Garner, Robert 2008. The Politics of Animal Rights. British Politics 3(1): 110-119.


Metcalfe, David 2008. The protest game: Animal rights protests and the life sciences industry. Negotiation Journal 24(2): 125-143.

Beck, Colin J. 2007 On the Radical Cusp. Ecoterrorism in the United States, 1998-2005. Mobilization: An International Journal 12(2): 161-176.


Cherry, Elizabeth 2007. Book Review: Confronting Cruelty: Moral Orthodoxy and the Challenge of the Animal Rights Movement. Mobilization 12(1): 96-97.

Lovitz, Dara 2007. Animal Lovers and Tree Huggers arre the New Cold-Blooded Criminals? Examining the Flaws of Eco-terrorism Bills. Journal of Animal Law 3(1): 79-98.

*McCoy, Kimberly E. 2007. Subverting justice: An indictment of the animal enterprise terrorism act. Animal Law Review 14(1): 1-18.

Amster, Randall 2006. Perspectives on Ecoterrorism: Catalysts, Conflations, and Casualties. Contemporary Justice Review 9(3): 287-301.

Hall, Lee 2006. Capers in the Churchyard: Animal Rights Advocacy in the Age of Terror. Darien, Nectar Bat Press. - amazon.com

Cherry, Elizabeth 2006. Veganism as a Cultural Movement: A Relational Approach. Social Movement Studies 5(2): 155-170.

Humphrey, Mathew / Stears, Mark 2006. Animal Rights Protest and the Challenge to Deliberative Democracy. Economy and Society 35(3): 400-422.

Liddick, Don 2006. Eco-Terrorism: Radical Environmental and Animal Liberation Movement. Westport, CT, Praeger.

MacDonald, David B. 2006 Pushing the Limits of Humanity? Reinterpreting Animal Rights and “Personhood” Through the Prism of the Holocaust. Journal of Human Rights 5(4): 417-437.

Sorenson, John 2006. “Doctrine of Demons”: Attacks on Animal Advocacy. Green Theory & Praxis 2(1): online  http://greentheoryandpraxis.org


*Munro, Lyle 2005. Strategies, Action Repertoires and DIY Activism in the Animal Rights Movement. Social Movement Studies 4(1): 75-94.

Munro, Lyle 2005. Confronting Cruelty. Moral Orthodoxy and the Challenge of the Animal Rights Movement. Human-Animal Studies (Dissertation). Leiden, Brill Academic.

Berry, Bonnie 2004. International progress and regress on animal rights. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 24(9): 58-75.

Birke, Linda / Bryld, Mette / Lykke, Nina 2004. Animal performances. An exploration of intersections between feminist science studies and studies of human/animal relationships. Feminist Theory 5(2): 167-183.

York, Richard 2004. Humanity and inhumanity. Toward a sociology of the slaughterhouse. Organization and Environment 17(2): 260-265.

Jerolmack, Colin 2003. Tracing the Profile of Animal Rights Supporters: A Preliminary Investigation. Society and Animals 11(3): 245-263.
Sorenson, John 2003. “Some Strange Things Happening in Our Country.’’ Opposing Proposed Changes in Anti-Cruelty Laws in Canada. Social & Legal Studies 12(3): 377-402.

Einwohner, Rachel 2002. Bringing the Outsiders in: Opponents’ Claims and the Construction of Animal Rights Activists’ Identity’. Mobilization: An International Journal 7: 253-268.

Garner, Robert 2002. Political Ideologie and the Legal Staus of Animals. Animal Law Review 8: 77-91.


Lowe, Brian / Ginsberg, Caryn 2002. Animal Rights as a Post-Citizenship Movement. Society and Animals 10: 203-215.

Munro, Lyle 2002. The Animal Activism of Henry Spira (1927-1998). Society and Animals 10: 173-191.

Epstein, Richard A. 2000. The Dangerous Claims of the Animal Rights Movement. Animals can feel pain, they can show anger, they can plan. So why shouldn't they have rights? The Responsive Community 10(2): Reprinted in Armstrong, S. 2008.

Jamison, Wesley V. / Wenk, Caspar / Parker, James V. 2000. Every sparrow that falls: Understanding animal rights activism as functional religion. Society and Animals 8(3): 305-330 Reprinted: Armstrong, S. 2008.

Garner, Robert 1998. Defending Animal Rights. Parliamentary Affairs 51(3): 462-463.

Berry, Bonnie 1997. Human and Nonhuman Animal Rights and Oppression: An Evolution toward Equality. Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology 25(2): 155-160.

Munro, Lyle 1997. Framing Cruelty: The Construction of Duck-Shooting as a Social Problem. Society and Animals 5: 137-154.

Friedrichs, Jürgen 1997. Die gewaltsame Legitimierung sozialer Normen. Das Beispiel der Tierrechtler/Veganer. In: Trotha, Trutz von (ed.). Soziologie der Gewalt. (KZfSS, Sonderheft 37). Opladen: 327-354.

Ullrich, Thorsten 1997. S.O.S. Tierrechte Hassberge. Eine neue Gruppe in einer neuen Bewegung. Forschungsjournal Neue Soziale Bewegungen 10(2): 100-1

Jasper, James M. / Poulsen, Jane D. 1995. Recruiting Strangers and Friends: Moral Shocks and Social Networks in Animal Rights and Anti-Nuclear Protests. Social Problems 42(4): 493-511.

Vialles, Noelie 1995. De l'animal a la viande: une mort sans cadavre. French Cultural Studies 6(3): 335-350.


Sutherland, Anne / Nash, Jeffrey E. 1994. Animal Rights as a New Environmental Cosmology. Qualitative Sociology 17(2): 171-186.

Herzog, Harold A. 1993. "The movement is my life”: The psychology of animal rights activism. Journal of Social Issues 49: 103 - 119.

Benton, Ted 1993. Animal Rights and Social Relations. In: Dobson, Andrew / Lucardie, Paul (eds.). The Politics of Nature. London, Routledge: 161-176. Reprinted in: Palmer, Clare (ed.) 2008.

Warren, Mary Anne 1986. Difficulties with the strong Animal Rights Position (Online 2011.01 digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/bts). Between the Species 2: 163-173.

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