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What Should We Do about Animal Welfare?

By: Mike Appleby

192 pages, B/w illus, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Aug 1999 | #105172 | ISBN: 0632050667
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NHBS Price: £41.99 $53/€50 approx

About this book

Presents a clear and balanced account of the science and ethics of animal welfare, explaining the most significant problems in the use and abuse of animals, why they have proved difficult to solve and how we can make more progress in future.


Contents

Noah's new ark - why should we do anything?; humans, animals and machines - understanding animal welfare; one big happy family - differences between species; to have and to hold - keeping and killing animals; made in our image - selection and modification of animals; home is where the heart is; housing and environments; give and take - animal treatment; buying power - individual action; votes and lobbies; action by society. Appendix.

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