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Understanding animal welfare : science in its cultural context

Author: David Fraser
Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Understanding Animal Welfare: The Science in its Cultural Context takes a completely fresh and thought-provoking approach. It is essential reading for anyone interested, studying or currently working in the fascinating field of animal welfare science. David Fraser places modern-day welfare issues within their historical framework by tracing the evolving ideas that led to current thinking. He also highlights some  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Fraser
ISBN: 9781405136952 1405136952
OCLC Number: 271719786
Description: pages cm
Contents: Animal welfare in context --
Introduction --
Animals and moral concern --
Animals in the human mind --
A good life for animals --
A science of animal welfare? --
Studying animal welfare --
Introduction --
Disease, injury and production --
"Stress" --
Abnormal behaviour --
Affective states --
"Natural" living --
Preferences and motivation --
Drawing conclusions about animal welfare --
Introduction --
How do the different measures relate to each other? --
Selecting and combining criteria of animal welfare --
Animal welfare, values and mandated science --
Coda --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: David Fraser.
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" This is a delightful book, full of interesting aspects of animal welfare. An excellent guide to the academic study of animal welfare science. " Marian Stamp Dawkins, Department of Zoology,  Read more...

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"Recommended ... it will probably become recognized as a primary source on historical and cultural attitudes, behaviour and beliefs on animal welfare." (Journal of Agricultural Science, 2009) Read more...

 
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