The human use of animals : case studies in ethical choice

TitleThe human use of animals : case studies in ethical choice
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBeauchamp, TL, Orlans, BF, Dresser, R
Pagination287 p.
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780195340198
Accession Number136314246
KeywordsAGRICULTURE , ANIMAL , Animal Research Subjects , animals , Bioethik. , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , LABORATORY , MEDICINE , SCIENCE , Tiere. , Tierkampf. , Tieropfer. , Tierschutz. , Versuchstiere.
AbstractThis volume looks at some of the most compelling and difficult issues surrounding animal welfare that confront today's society. The book contains 16 case studies that explore issues in the fields of biomedical, behavioral, and wildlife research, cosmetic safety testing, education, entertainment, the food industry, commerce, companion animals and the use of animals in religious practices.
NotesOxford University Press2nd ed.24 cm.Moral Issues about animals -- Humane housing for hogs -- Veal crates and human palates -- What is a chicken worth? -- Sport of rooster fighting -- Winky and Wanda at the Detroit Zoo -- Ringling Brothers' big cats -- Cosmetic surgery for dogs -- Animal sacrifice as religious ritual : the Santeria case -- Bonobos : humans' closest relatives face extinction -- Head injury experiments on primates at the University of Pennsylvania -- What does the public have a right to know? -- Can there be cruelty-free cosmetic testing? -- Monkeys without mothers -- Experimental study of animal aggression -- Death of a vagrant bird -- Should frog dissection continue?Includes bibliographical references and index.Other format available: Online version:; Human use of animals.; 2nd ed.; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008; Online version:; Human use of animals.; 2nd ed.; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Tom L. Beauchamp ... [et al.]. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource
URLMaterials specified: Table of contents onlyhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0718/2007020916.html
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