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Bekoff, Marc

Works: 101 works in 470 publications in 5 languages and 27,382 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Anecdotes  Conference papers and proceedings  Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: HV4708, 179.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Marc Bekoff
Most widely held works by Marc Bekoff
Encyclopedia of animal rights and animal welfare by Marc Bekoff( Book )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether writing for a term paper, looking up organizations involving animal rights, or researching information as an animal lover, this is a resource chock full of information on animal rights and welfare. Coverage of issues, controversies, significant historical figures, and ideologies related to the treatment of animals are comprehensive. The essays cover a wide spectrum from the founding of the ASPCA and trapping, to religion and animals. The directory of organizations serves practical purposes, such as where to obtain a three-dimensional model of the frog for educators and both high school and college students".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
The emotional lives of animals : a leading scientist explores animal joy, sorrow, and empathy--and why they matter by Marc Bekoff( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Emotional Lives of Animals, Marc Bekoff has pulled together the growing body of scientific evidence that supports the existence of a variety of emotions in other animals, richly illustrated by his own careful observations ... Combining careful scientific methodology with intuition and common sense, this book will be a great tool for those who are struggling to improve the lives of animals in environments where, so often, there is an almost total lack of understanding. I only hope it will persuade many people to reconsider the way they treat animals in the future."--Jane Goodall, from the foreword
The ten trusts : what we must do to care for the animals we love by Jane Goodall( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining her life's work living among the chimpanzees with her spiritual perspective on the relationship between humans and animals, world-famous scientist Jane Goodall collaborates with animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff on the "ten trust" that humans must honor as custodians of the planet
Wild justice : the moral lives of animals by Marc Bekoff( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marrying years of behavioral and cognitive research with compelling and moving anecdotes, Bekoff and Pierce reveal that animals exhibit a broad repertoire of moral behaviors, including fairness, empathy, trust, and reciprocity. Underlying these behaviors is a complex and nuanced range of emotions, backed by a high degree of intelligence and surprising behavioral flexibility. Animals, in short, are incredibly adept social beings, relying on rules of conduct to navigate intricate social networks that are essential to their survival."--Inside jacket
Encyclopedia of animal behavior( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries examine a broad array of different species and behavior patterns, using techniques that range from molecular approaches to the study of behavior to analyses of individuals, populations, species, and ecosystems
Minding animals : awareness, emotions, and heart by Marc Bekoff( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emotional world of animals is revealed by a biologist who shares the breadth of his experience with the natural world to provide examples of cognition, intelligence, and consciousness in animals
Animals matter : a biologist explains why we should treat animals with compassion and respect by Marc Bekoff( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonhuman animals have many of the same feelings we do. They get hurt, they suffer, they are happy, and they take care of each other. Marc Bekoff, a renowned biologist and Guggenheim Fellow at the University of Colorado in Boulder, guides readers in looking at scientific research, philosophical ideas, and humane values that argue for the ethical and compassionate treatment of animals. Citing the latest scientific studies and tackling controversies with conviction, he zeroes in on the important questions, inviting reader participation with "thought experiments" and ideas for action. Bekoff urges us not only to understand and protect animals - but to love and respect them as our fellow beings on this planet that we all want to share in peace
Coyotes : biology, behavior, and management( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multidisciplinary study of the coyote, including basic biology, behavior, ecology and systematics, and management
Animal play : evolutionary, comparative, and ecological prespectives by Marc Bekoff( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do animals play? Play has been described in animals as diverse as reptiles, birds and mammals, so what benefits does it provide and how did it evolve? Careful, quantitative studies of social, locomotor and object play behaviour are now beginning to answer these questions and to shed light on many other aspects of both animal and human behaviour. This interdisciplinary volume, first published in 1998, brings together the major findings about play in a wide range of species including humans. Topics about play include the evolutionary history of play, play structure, function and development, and sex and individual differences. Animal Play is destined to become the benchmark volume in this subject, and will provide a source of inspiration and understanding for students and researchers in behavioural biology, neurobiology, psychology and anthropology
Listening to cougar by Cara Blessley Lowe( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spellbinding tribute to "Puma concolor" honors the big cat's presence on the land and in our psyches. Essays describe chance meetings with cougars. Biologists describe aspects of cougar ecology. Conservationists relate the political history of America's greatest cat. Short stories and essays consider cougar's significance to people. A timely and thoughtful blend of natural history and evocation of a mysterious creature
Species of mind : the philosophy and biology of cognitive ethology by Colin Allen( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the theoretical discussions in the book are carefully tied to case studies - particularly in the areas of antipredatory vigilance and social play, where there are many points of contact with philosophical discussions of intentionality and representation. Allen and Bekoff make specific suggestions about how to use philosophical theories of intentionality as starting points for empirical investigations of animal minds, and they stress the importance of studying animals other than primates
The development of behavior : comparative and evolutionary aspects by Symposium on the Development of Behavior: Comparative and Evolutionary Aspects( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animal manifesto : six reasons for expanding our compassion footprint by Marc Bekoff( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this inspirational call to action, Marc Bekoff, the world's leading expert on animal emotions, shows that improving our treatment of animals is a matter of rethinking our many daily decisions and "expanding our compassion footprint." He demonstrates that animals experience a rich range of emotions, including empathy and compassion, and that they clearly know right from wrong. Driven by moral imperatives and pressing environmental realities, Bekoff offers six compelling reasons for changing the way we treat animals - whether they're in factory farms, labs, circuses, or our vanishing wilderness."--Jacket
The cognitive animal : empirical and theoretical perspectives on animal cognition by Marc Bekoff( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fifty-seven original essays in this book provide a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of animal cognition. The contributors include cognitive ethologists, behavioral ecologists, experimental and developmental psychologists, behaviorists, philosophers, neuroscientists, computer scientists and modelers, field biologists, and others. The diversity of approaches is both philosophical and methodological, with contributors demonstrating various degrees of acceptance or disdain for such terms as "consciousness" and varying degrees of concern for laboratory experimentation versus naturalistic research. In addition to primates, particularly the nonhuman great apes, the animals discussed include antelopes, bees, dogs, dolphins, earthworms, fish, hyenas, parrots, prairie dogs, rats, ravens, sea lions, snakes, spiders, and squirrels." "The topics include (but are not limited to) definitions of cognition, the role of anecdotes in the study of animal cognition, anthropomorphism, attention, perception, learning, memory, thinking, consciousness, intentionality, communication, planning, play, aggression, dominance, predation, recognition, assessment of self and others, social knowledge, empathy, conflict resolution, reproduction, parent-young interactions and caregiving, ecology, evolution, kin selection, and neuroethology."--Jacket
Readings in animal cognition( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasper's story : saving moon bears by Jill Robinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of how Jasper was saved and sent to the Moon Bear Rescue Centre
Why dogs hump and bees get depressed : the fascinating science of animal intelligence, emotions, friendship, and conservation by Marc Bekoff( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2009, Marc Bekoff was asked to write on animal emotions for Psychology Today. Some 500 popular, jargon-free essays later, the field of anthrozoology, the study of human-animal interactions, has grown exponentially, as have the data showing how smart and emotional nonhuman animals are. Here Bekoff updates selected essays that showcase animal cognitive abilities as well as empathy, grief, humor, and love. Humpback whales protect gray whales from orca attacks, combat dogs suffer from PTSD, and bees reveal thrill-seeking tendencies. While the science prompts questions about biomedical research and industrial agriculture, Bekoff's handling of it offers what Good Morning America veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker calls an "ethical compass" and reminds us that, as His Holiness the Dalai Lama put it in writing about Bekoff's work, "the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well being becomes." "--
Animal passions and beastly virtues : reflections on redecorating nature by Marc Bekoff( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging, thoughtful look at the science and ethics of research into animal behavior
Ignoring nature no more : the case for compassionate conservation by Marc Bekoff( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays on nature and wildlife conservation covers the ethics of animal conservation and protection; conservation behavior and enlightened management; conservation economics and politics; human dimensions of social justice, empathy, and compassion for animals and other nature; and the role of culture, religion, and spirituality in the development of a unified global movement to protect animals and their homes
The Jane effect : celebrating Jane Goodall by Marc Bekoff( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An anthology of nearly two hundred testimonies by groundbreaking primatologist Jane Goodall's friends and colleagues honoring her as a scientific pioneer, inspiring teacher, devoted friend, and engaging spirit whose complex personality tends to break down usual categories"-
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Encyclopedia of animal rights and animal welfare
Alternative Names
Marc Bekoff American biologist

베코프, 마크

ベコフ, マーク

English (249)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

The emotional lives of animals : a leading scientist explores animal joy, sorrow, and empathy--and why they matterThe ten trusts : what we must do to care for the animals we loveWild justice : the moral lives of animalsEncyclopedia of animal behaviorMinding animals : awareness, emotions, and heartAnimals matter : a biologist explains why we should treat animals with compassion and respectCoyotes : biology, behavior, and managementAnimal play : evolutionary, comparative, and ecological prespectives