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  1. Animal viewing in postmodern America : a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers

    Contributor(s):: Jo Anne Young

    The purpose of this thesis is to examine the American relationship with wildlife by way of a case study of the Yellowstone wolf watchers. The American relationship with nature and animals changed at a never before seen rate during the modern era because of capitalism and industrialization. Our...

  2. Animal welfare and livestock production in a postindustrial milieu. (Special issue: food animal husbandry and the new millennium)

    Contributor(s):: Thompson, P. B.

    Structural transformation, food safety, and environmental risks pose challenges to livestock producers. Adjustments to livestock production systems to improve animal welfare will be made in an economic and political milieu characterized by these challenges. However, competing assumptions about...

  3. Harnessing Power: Industrializing the Horse in Nineteenth Century America

    Contributor(s):: Greene, Ann Norton

  4. Local food and international ethics

    Contributor(s):: Navin, M. C.

    Many advocate practices of 'local food' or 'locavorism' as a partial solution to the injustices and unsustainability of contemporary food systems. I think that there is much to be said in favor of local food movements, but these virtues are insufficient to immunize locavorism from criticism. In...

  5. A zooarchaeology of modernizing human–animal relationships in Tornio, northern Finland, 1620–1800

    Contributor(s):: Puputti, Anna-Kaisa

  6. Are there ideological aspects to the modernization of agriculture?

    Contributor(s):: Hardeman, E., Jochemsen, H.

  7. The ethics of constrained choice: how the industrialization of agriculture impacts farming and farmer behavior

    Contributor(s):: Hendrickson, M. K., James, H. S., Jr.

    This paper considers how the industrialization of agriculture has altered the ways in which agricultural production occurs and the ways these new production systems impact farmer-level decision-making in ethically important ways. It is shown that as markets become increasingly concentrated, the...

  8. Care Theory and "caring" systems of agriculture

    Contributor(s):: Curry, J. M.

    Care Theory is a growing school of ethics that starts with the assumption of the relational nature of human beings. In contrast, the dominant assumption of the autonomous view of human nature has made it difficult to integrate "relational" aspects of reality into the realm of political action...

  9. The European age of reason--(Continued). The union of science and industry

    Contributor(s):: Draper, John William