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  1. Oct 13 2017

    25th Annual Animal Law Conference

    Lewis and Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund have a rich history hosting and supporting animal law conferences for students, practitioners, scholars and activists. In 1982, ALDF...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/509

  2. The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Marita Calderon Torres

    This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59824

  3. This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tzu Yi Chien

    The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59759

  4. Moving beyond the "Five Freedoms" by Updating the "Five Provisions" and Introducing Aligned "Animal Welfare Aims"

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David J. Mellor

    Although the Five Freedoms paradigm has been very influential in shaping animal welfare thinking for the last two decades, it has two key disadvantages. First, the focus on “freedom”...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59663

  5. Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kutte Jonsson

    The fact that horses play an essential role for equestrian sports raises rather specific ethical concerns. Questions like what should be morally permissible to do to (non-consenting) nonhumans for...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59651

  6. Updating Animal Welfare Thinking: Moving beyond the "Five Freedoms" towards "A Life Worth Living"

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David J. Mellor

    The Five Freedoms have had major impact on animal welfare thinking internationally. However, despite clear initial statements that the words ‘freedom from’ should indicate ‘as...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59592

  7. Animal Experimentation as a Form of Rescue

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alexander Zambrano Mr.

    In this paper I explore a new approach to the ethics of animal experimentation by conceiving of it as a form of rescue. The notion of rescue, I suggest, involves some moral agent(s) performing an...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59580

  8. Animals and Causal Impotence: A Deontological View

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Blake Hereth

    In animal ethics, some ethicists such as Peter Singer argue that we ought not to purchase animal products because doing so causally contributes to unnecessary suffering. Others, such as Russ...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59578

  9. Moral Panic, Risk or Hazard Society — the Relevance of a Theoretical Model and Framings of Maidan Dogs in Chisinau and Bucharest

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adriana Mica

    The study analyses the dynamics of public debate surrounding the issue of maidan [stray] dog population control strategies in Moldavia and Romania. The comparison takes as its point of reference...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59558

  10. International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings

    | Books

    This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59472

  11. Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wlodarczyk, J.

    The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57731

  12. Caregiver/orangutan relationships at Auckland Zoo: empathy, friendship, and ethics between species

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Palmer, A., Malone, N., Park, J.

    Drawing on ethnographic, ethological, and historical data, we examined the relationships between orangutans and caregivers at Auckland Zoo. Caregivers displayed high levels of empathy and adjusted...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59437

  13. Animal ethics profiling of vegetarians, vegans and meat-eaters

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lund, T. B., McKeegan, D. E. F., Cribbin, C., Sandoe, P.

    The aims of this study were to identify the animal ethical profile of vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters. Using questionnaire data collected in 2013 (n=356), we measured propensity to subscribe...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59326

  14. Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.

    This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59324

  15. Animal humanness, animal use, and intention to become ethical vegetarian or ethical vegan

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diaz, E. M.

    The present study used relational and predictive approaches to build on past literature examining humanlike animal attributes. From the relational approach, it examined how five humanlike...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59308

  16. Examining emotional support animals and role conflicts in professional psychology

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boisvert, Jennifer A., Boness, Cassandra L.

    2016 Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 47 4 255-260 0735-70281939-1323 American Psychological Association US 10.1037/pro0000083 Younggren, Jeffrey N., 1011 Lake Point Lane,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58130

  17. Jan 30 2017

    Animal Rights and the Capabilities Approach: A Radical Alternative to Anthroporcentrism

    On January 30, the University of Denver Institute for Human-Animal Connection and Sturm College of Law will host Martha C. Nussbaum for an afternoon talk titled "Animal Rights and the...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/507

  18. Hannah Josiephine MacIntosh

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  19. How much is that doggie in the window : the true cost of puppy mills

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Daiker

    Each year, over a million dogs are euthanized in shelters while millions of dogs are bred in puppy mills all over the country. Without sufficient regulation, both the dogs being bred and the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58461

  20. Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Boaz Sharoni

    Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58349