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Animal welfare

Author: C R W Spedding
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Animal Welfare explains the nature and scale of the current animal welfare problem, asks who is responsible for our treatment of animals, what standards exist aimed at regulation and what role the concept of citizenship has in ensuring humane treatment. It also profiles animal protection organizations world-wide, with full address details given. For anyone concerned with animal welfare this authoritative,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Spedding, C.R.W.
Animal welfare.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2000
(DLC) 00059307
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C R W Spedding
ISBN: 9781849774222 1849774226 0585399425 9780585399423 9780203539064 0203539060 9781135967383 1135967385
OCLC Number: 49851710
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 188 pages)
Contents: What is animal welfare and why does it matter? --
All animals, or only some? --
The nature and scale of the welfare problem --
The need for standards --
Organizations concerned with animal welfare --
Achieving improvement --
Action needed --
Future welfare issues --
Reflection, unifying themes and conclusions.
Responsibility: Colin Spedding.
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Awareness of the use of animals in human society in fields such as farming, biotechnology and sport is dogged by the lack of a clear and objective exposition of the issues involved and a sense of  Read more...
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'Colin Spedding s timely book ... succeeds by addressing every issue confronting animal welfarists objectively, scientifically and above all compassionately. This book will be a major contributor to Read more...

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