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The Place and Consequences of Animals in Contemporary Social Work Practice [The How: Practical Applications]
Contributor(s):: MacNamara, Maureen, Moga, Jeannine, Ryan, Thomas
Animals in social work : why and how they matter
Contributor(s):: Ryan, Thomas
The invisibility of animals in social work practice has been such a longstanding feature of the discipline since the early twentieth century that it is assumed to be thoroughly consistent with social work's function and raison d'etre. Indeed suggestions to the contrary are almost invariably met...
Influence of pet ownership on opinions towards the use of animals in biomedical research
Contributor(s):: Hagelin, J., Johansson, B., Hau, J., Carlsson, H. E.
The present study investigated the relationship between pet ownership and opinions on the use of animals in medical research. A questionnaire was answered by 484 schoolteacher students and 156 preschool teacher students from Uppsala University, Sweden [date not given]. Animal use was found to be...
Interviewer guides used in cruelty research
Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.
The following interviewer guides have been developed and used by the author in his research on animal abusers as well as on complainants and battered women whose animals have been abused.
Myths used to legitimize the exploitation of animals: an application of Social Dominance Theory
Contributor(s):: Hyers, L. L.
Social Dominance Theory (SDT) is used as a framework for understanding human attitudes towards the use of animals. According to SDT, people high in Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) prefer a hierarchically stratified society and generate "legitimizing myths" to justify their privileges. To...
Owning a dog and working: a telephone survey of dog owners and employers in Sweden
Contributor(s):: Norling, A. Y., Keeling, L.
Many dog owners are faced with the problem of what to do with their dog when they go to work. Different solutions to the problem may affect dogs, owners, and employers. In this study, 204 working, Swedish dog owners and 90 employers were interviewed by telephone regarding practical issues and...
Stakeholder attitudes toward farm animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Heleski, C. R., Mertig, A. G., Zanella, A. J.
We developed a survey to measure attitudes toward farm animal welfare, then targeted two US groups considered highly influential in this area: veterinary college faculty members with large animal/food animal emphasis (VCF) and animal science faculty members (ANS). The survey was conducted via...
Survival of bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops sp.) calves at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
Contributor(s):: Neil, D. T., Holmes, B. J.
Mortality of calves born to provisioned mothers is identified in the literature as an issue of concern in dolphin provisioning programs. Wild dolphin provisioning at Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Australia has been occurring since 1992. Each evening, up to eight dolphins are provided with fish in a...
Veterinary education: a plea and plan for sociological study
This author notes "there are sur-prisingly few scholarly works by historians orsociologists on the development of the veteri-nary profession or the nature of veterinarypractice and training," and recommends that "sociological approaches could be applied fruitfully to study the veterinary...
Animals and the Law: Property, Cruelty, Rights
Contributor(s):: Tannenbaum, Jerrold
Stickeen and the moral education of John Muir
Contributor(s):: Limbaugh, Ronald H.
The Chinle Dog Shoots: Federal Governance and Grass-roots Politics in Postwar Navajo Country
Contributor(s):: Johnson Jr, Khalil Anthony
Unruly Beasts: Animal Citizens and the Threat of Tyranny
Contributor(s):: Donaldson, Sue, Kymlicka, Will
Beasts abstract not: a sociology of animal protection
Contributor(s):: Lyle Munro
Why and how do people campaign on behalf of a species that is not their own? The thesis seeks to address this question by showing how the animal protection movement constructs speciesism and its practices - vivisection, factory farming and bloodsports - as a social problem on a par with other...
Animal rights activists and their perceptions of recreational fishing
Contributor(s):: Carol Elizabeth Thailing
Animal rights is a social movement founded on the principle that non-human animals possess intrinsic value and inherent rights rather than merely instrumental value. Hunting is among historical targets of the movement. With few exceptions, most animal rights groups have not targeted recreational...
Sacrificing the Sacrifice of Animals: Legal Personhood for Animals, the Status of Animals as Property, and the Presumed Primacy of Humans
Contributor(s):: Bryant, Taimie L.
Loving animals : toward a new animal advocacy
Contributor(s):: Rudy, Kathy
Increasing our compassion footprint: the Animals’ Manifesto
Contributor(s):: Bekoff, Marc
Living property: a new status for animals within the legal system
Contributor(s):: Favre, David
Ownership and Justice for Animals
Contributor(s):: Cochrane, Alasdair