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The Resource Why animals matter : the case for animal protection, Erin E. Williams & Margo DeMello

Why animals matter : the case for animal protection, Erin E. Williams & Margo DeMello

Label
Why animals matter : the case for animal protection
Title
Why animals matter
Title remainder
the case for animal protection
Statement of responsibility
Erin E. Williams & Margo DeMello
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
179/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4764
LC item number
.W55 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Why animals matter : the case for animal protection, Erin E. Williams & Margo DeMello
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0712/2007008738.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-401) and index
Contents
1. Why care about protecting animals? -- 2. The meat industry : animals as food -- Introduction -- Laws -- Birds -- Pigs -- Cows -- Rabbits -- Fishing and aquaculture -- The meat industry and social justice -- Corruption and the meat industry -- Environmental consequences of meat production -- Conclusion -- 3. Hunting : animals as game and pests -- Introduction -- Hunting heritage -- Subsistence and commercial hunting -- Sport hunting and exotic game hunting -- Wildlife management -- Political influence of hunting advocates -- The future of hunting -- Conclusion -- 4. The fur and skins industries : animals as clothing -- Introduction -- Fur -- Skins -- Wool -- The fashion industry -- Conclusion -- 5. The animal experimentation industry : animals as tools -- Introduction -- Animal Welfare Act -- Where lab animals come from -- Life in the lab -- The scientific use of animals -- Alternatives to animal research -- The use of animals in education -- Good science or bad? -- Funding for animal research -- The battle over animal research -- Conclusion -- 6. The pet industry : animals as family -- Introduction -- The pet industry -- The breeding and sale of companion animals -- Overpopulation -- Neglect, abuse, and mistreatment -- Exotic animals as pets -- Conclusion -- 7. The entertainment industry : animals as amusement -- Introduction -- Government oversight -- Zoos -- Circuses -- Rodeos -- Animal racing -- Blood sports -- Film and television -- Conclusion -- Conclusion : a new relationship with animals
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
420 p.
Isbn
9781591025238
Lccn
2007008738
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm85833305
Label
Why animals matter : the case for animal protection, Erin E. Williams & Margo DeMello
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0712/2007008738.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-401) and index
Contents
1. Why care about protecting animals? -- 2. The meat industry : animals as food -- Introduction -- Laws -- Birds -- Pigs -- Cows -- Rabbits -- Fishing and aquaculture -- The meat industry and social justice -- Corruption and the meat industry -- Environmental consequences of meat production -- Conclusion -- 3. Hunting : animals as game and pests -- Introduction -- Hunting heritage -- Subsistence and commercial hunting -- Sport hunting and exotic game hunting -- Wildlife management -- Political influence of hunting advocates -- The future of hunting -- Conclusion -- 4. The fur and skins industries : animals as clothing -- Introduction -- Fur -- Skins -- Wool -- The fashion industry -- Conclusion -- 5. The animal experimentation industry : animals as tools -- Introduction -- Animal Welfare Act -- Where lab animals come from -- Life in the lab -- The scientific use of animals -- Alternatives to animal research -- The use of animals in education -- Good science or bad? -- Funding for animal research -- The battle over animal research -- Conclusion -- 6. The pet industry : animals as family -- Introduction -- The pet industry -- The breeding and sale of companion animals -- Overpopulation -- Neglect, abuse, and mistreatment -- Exotic animals as pets -- Conclusion -- 7. The entertainment industry : animals as amusement -- Introduction -- Government oversight -- Zoos -- Circuses -- Rodeos -- Animal racing -- Blood sports -- Film and television -- Conclusion -- Conclusion : a new relationship with animals
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
420 p.
Isbn
9781591025238
Lccn
2007008738
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm85833305

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