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  1. A Comparison of Three Holistic Approaches to Health: One Health, EcoHealth, and Planetary Health

    Contributor(s):: Henrik Lerner, Charlotte Berg

    Several holistic and interdisciplinary approaches exist to safeguard health. Three of the most influential concepts at the moment, One Health, EcoHealth, and Planetary Health, are analyzed in this paper, revealing similarities and differences at the theoretical conceptual level. These approaches...

  2. For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World

    Contributor(s):: Yoshiko Nonaka

    We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death and grief as a result of it happen in response to not only human loss, but...

  3. Valuing birds : understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna

    Contributor(s):: Gillian Barbara Ainsworth

    This thesis examines relationships between people’s values, attitudes and behaviours with respect to threatened bird conservation in Australia. Three main research questions are addressed regarding: how Australians value threatened birds; who is involved in threatened bird...

  4. Domestic Dogs ' (Canis lupus familiaris) Evaluation of Moral and Immoral Actors

    Contributor(s):: Katherine E. Ford

    A sense of morality, or values predisposing what is right (fair, just, kind) and what is wrong (unfair, cruel, dishonest), appears universally across all humankind. All major cultures share support for some values, such as self-respect, respect for others, and 'the golden rule'treat...

  5. The value of using metaphorical mirrors with alcoholics and addicts in treatment with a mutigenerational viewpoint

    Contributor(s):: Matkovich, Sue

  6. Comparable Harm and Equal Inherent Value: The Problem of Dog in the Lifeboat

    Contributor(s):: Francione, Gary L.

  7. There are no "other" species: confession of a biology heretic.

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Michael W.

  8. Tom Regan's Seafaring Dog and (Un)Equal Inherent Worth

    Contributor(s):: Edwards, Rem B.

  9. The Value of Judgments Regarding the Value of Animals

    Contributor(s):: Levvis, Margaret Ayotte

  10. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and the Moderate Position

    Contributor(s):: Stephenson, Wendell

  11. Concerning the Interests of Insects

    Contributor(s):: Grossinger, Robin

  12. Reply to Stephenson on Biomedical Research

    Contributor(s):: Gendin, Sidney

  13. A means-end chain approach to explaining the adoption of good agricultural practices certification schemes: the case of Malaysian vegetable farmers

    Contributor(s):: Tey, YeongSheng, Arsil, P., Brindal, M., Shamsudin, M. N., Radam, A., Ahmad Hanis, I. A. H., Natasha, Rajendran, Lim, ChinDing

    Good agricultural practices (GAP) certification schemes have been promoted to enhance agricultural sustainability. This study seeks to explain the adoption of GAP certification schemes through an analysis of the role of personal values in guiding such choice. It is a departure from approaches...

  14. Indiana 4-H Horse and Pony adult volunteers' valuation of equine welfare

    Contributor(s):: Rappaport, Natalie M.

  15. Certification standards for aquaculture products: bringing together the values of producers and consumers in globalised organic food markets

    Contributor(s):: Bergleiter, S., Meisch, S.

    From a certifier's perspective (Naturland e.V.), this paper deals with the question of how to bring together the values of producers and consumers in globalized food markets. It is argued that growth and mainstreaming of organic food production cannot be achieved solely by ethically aware...

  16. How science fiction helps us reimagine our moral relations with animals

    Contributor(s):: Clements, J.

    Science fiction has often been at the forefront of popular renderings and exploration of various "subaltern" groups, including that of nonhuman animals. I argue that science fiction's freedom from the boundaries of what is currently possible allows writers such as Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells,...

  17. Peter Singer, Emmanuel Levinas, Christian Agape, and the spiritual heart of Animal Liberation

    Contributor(s):: Greenway, W.

    This article affirms Peter Singer's calls for universal benevolence and for animal liberation. Singer, however, is unable to provide grounds for his ethics and is unable to answer the question, "why act morally?" I suggest Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas unfolds an essentially Christian...

  18. 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program Supports At-Risk Youth and Seniors

    Contributor(s):: Goble, Connie L., Miller, Lucinda B.

    The 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program provides a partnership opportunity with Extension and the juvenile court system to positively impact lives of at-risk youth. At-risk youth are taught by 4-H PetPALS adult volunteer leaders and 4-H PetPALS members to value and respect the human-animal...

  19. Tauser Killed Both Dogs and Other Suburban American Family Folklore

    Contributor(s):: Kristina Whitley Gashler

    This thesis attempts to answer the questions "What purposes do family pets and the narratives we tell about them serve in modern American society?" and "What do these stories tell us about what Americans value and about where we locate our ‘value center’?" In...

  20. The Rules of the Game: Class, Status, Power and Values in the Organization and Institutionalization of the American Kennel Club

    Contributor(s):: Tiemann, Adrian Rooke