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  1. Voices of NGOs Supporting the First Master's Degree Program in Ethology and Human-Animal Interactions in Romania: An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis

    Contributor(s):: Rusu, A. S., Criste, A. D., Dezmirean, D. S.

  2. Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences

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    Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.

    The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...

  3. A Legislative History of Nonhuman Animal Fighting in the U.S. and Its Territories

    Contributor(s):: Pacelle, Wayne, Pacelle, Richard L.

  4. Human-Animal Studies: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Troubling the Future

    Contributor(s):: Shapiro, K.

  5. Brexit and AnimalWelfare Impact Assessment: Analysis of the Threats Brexit Poses to Animal Protection in the UK, EU and Internationally

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    | Contributor(s):: Steven P. McCulloch

    The British people voted in a 2016 referendum to leave the European Union (EU). Brexit presents both threats and opportunities to animal protection in the United Kingdom (UK), EU and internationally. This paper discusses threats to animal protection in terms of five criteria. These are first,...

  6. Naturalness and the Legitimacy of Thoroughbred Racing: A Photo-Elicitation Study with Industry and Animal Advocacy Informants

    | Contributor(s):: Bergmann, I. M.

  7. Uncoupling Meat From Animal Slaughter and Its Impacts on Human-Animal Relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Heidemann, M. S., Molento, C. F. M., Reis, G. G., Phillips, C. J. C.

  8. Giving More to Humans than to Animals in Need? A Behavioral Measure of Animal–Human Continuity in Large-scale Surveys

    | Contributor(s):: Liebe, Ulf, Jahnke, Benedikt

    Survey research on attitudes and behavior toward animals is affected by the hypothetical character of behavioral measurements and socially desirable responses. Drawing on previous research in the fields of environmental behavior and behavioral economics, we combined the advantages of incentivized...

  9. Vegetarian, vegan, activist, radical: Using latent profile analysis to examine different forms of support for animal welfare: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas, Emma F., Bury, Simon M., Louis, Winnifred R., Amiot, Catherine E., Molenberghs, Pascal, Crane, Monique F., Decety, Jean

  10. Political conservatism and the exploitation of nonhuman animals: An application of system justification theory: GPIR GPIR

    | Contributor(s):: Hoffarth Mark, R., Azevedo, Flávio, Jost, John T.

  11. International Animal Protection Society Leadership: The Right People for the Right Issues

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    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Sinclair, Clive J.C. Phillips

    As the increasing body of scientific information about the experiences of other species and their ability to suffer becomes available to those working within the field of animal welfare, the amount of potential issues to address also increases. Carefully choosing issues to address, and indeed...

  12. The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping

    This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a) knowledge of how to protect animals, (b) care about animals, (c) propensity for environmental and...

  13. The Elephant in the Room: Detrimental Effects of Animals' Property Status on Standing in Animal Protection Cases

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Marie Morrish

    Animals’ long-standing status as property serves to hinder many attempts to secure rights and protections for animals in the legal arena. Even within the realm of property law, states vary on how animals are viewed and protected. Because of these long-held views...

  14. Similarity or Difference as a Basis for Justice: Must Animals Be Like Humans to Be Legally Protected from Humans?

    | Contributor(s):: Bryant, Taimie L.

  15. Increasing our compassion footprint: the Animals’ Manifesto

    | Contributor(s):: Bekoff, Marc

  16. Speaking bodies, speaking minds: animals, language, history

    | Contributor(s):: Pearson, Susan

  17. American Media Coverage of Animal Protection

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Dena M.

    This is the first in a series of papers that will explore the role of the American media in animal protection. This paper tracks the history of media coverage of animal issues from the early American humane movement of the last century to the animal rights movement of today. In addition,...

  18. The Media and Policy Decisions Affecting Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Dena M.

    The media exert influence in public affairs by setting the political agenda and by playing up or marginalizing issues and candidates. Media coverage offers both risks and opportunities for special interest groups. While the media can provide endorsement and credibility, mass communication can...

  19. The Media's Response to Animal Rights Activism

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Dena M.

    Two recently published projects documented a peak in print coverage of animal-related topics in the late 1980s with a subsequent decline in coverage. One of the studies specifically tracked media coverage of activism on behalf of animals and documented a similar trend in the number of stories...

  20. Advertising Animal Protection

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Dena M.

    Animal protection advocates are making use of paid and public service advertising to promote the interests of animals. One advertising approach, the graphic portrayal of animal suffering, has generated controversy within and beyond the animal protection movement. Research suggests that the...