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  1. The impact of poverty on dog ownership and access to canine rabies vaccination: results from a knowledge, attitudes and practices survey, Uganda 2013

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    | Contributor(s):: Ryan MacLaren Wallace, Jason Mehal, Yoshinori Nakazawa, Sergio Recuenco, Barnabas Bakamutumaho, Modupe Osinubi, Victor Tugumizemu, Jesse D. Blanton, Amy Gilbert, Joseph Wamala

    Background: Rabies is a neglected disease despite being responsible for more human deaths than any other zoonosis. A lack of adequate human and dog surveillance, resulting in low prioritization, is often blamed for this paradox. Estimation methods are often employed to describe the rabies...

  2. Serving Pets in Poverty: A New Frontier for the Animal Welfare Movement

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    | Contributor(s):: Amanda Arrington, Michael Markarian

  3. Market-driven dairying and the politics of value, labor and affect in Gujarat, India

    | Contributor(s):: Daftary, Dolly

  4. Promoting Social Competence among Low-Income Urban Appalachian Adolescents

    | Contributor(s):: Fred C. Hoeweler

  5. Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions

    | Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.

    Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...

  6. Ce que les noms des chiens des sans-abris revelent de leurs maitres

    | Contributor(s):: Blanchard, C.

    In recent years, a frustrating new trend has been observed by those working with homeless people in developed cities: the emergence of a growing group of wandering dog-owners whose lives are highly impacted by their bond to the animal. In this study, we take a close look at the dogs' names to...

  7. Homeless people with dogs: what can be learned from the animals' names?Ce que les noms des chiens des sans-abris revelent de leurs maitres

    | Contributor(s):: Blanchard, C.

    In recent years, a frustrating new trend has been observed by those working with homeless people in developed cities: the emergence of a growing group of wandering dog-owners whose lives are highly impacted by their bond to the animal. In this study, we take a close look at the dogs' names to...

  8. Fostering the human-animal bond for older adults: Challenges and opportunities

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Keith A., Lord, Linda K., Hill, Lawrence N., McCune, Sandra

    Older adults are at high risk for physical illness and emotional disorders, particularly those of lower socioeconomic status. Pet ownership has the potential to reduce the impact of these problems by providing companionship, reducing social isolation, and enhancing physical activity and...

  9. The arts of memory: icons and structural violence in a Dublin [underclass] housing estate

    | Contributor(s):: Saris, A. Jaime, Bartley, Brendan

  10. A Delicate People and Their Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Sider, Gerald M.

  11. Trajectories of psychological distress among low-income, female survivors of Hurricane Katrina

    | Contributor(s):: Lowe, S. R., Rhodes, J. E.

  12. The politics and ethics of land concessions in rural Cambodia

    | Contributor(s):: Neef, A., Touch, S., Chiengthong, J.

    In rural Cambodia the rampant allocation of state land to political elites and foreign investors in the form of "Economic Land Concessions (ELCs)" - estimated to cover an area equivalent to more than 50% of the country's arable land - has been associated with encroachment on farmland, community...

  13. Mapping of poverty and likely zoonoses hotspots

    | Contributor(s):: D. Grace, F. Mutua, P. Ochungo, R. Kruska, K. Jones, L. Brierley, L. Lapar, M. Said, M. Herrero, P.M. Phuc, N.B. Thao, I. Akuku, F. Ogutu

    The objective of this report is to present data and expert knowledge on poverty and zoonoses hotspots to inform prioritisation of study areas on the transmission of disease in emerging livestock systems in the developing world, where prevention of zoonotic disease might bring greatest benefit to...

  14. Ensuring the welfare of assistance animals

    | Contributor(s):: Jarvis, S.

  15. SALI's Guardian Program

    | Contributor(s):: Keryn Denroche

    SALI's Guardian Programs provides for the needs of companion animals of at-risk people. This includes women and children fleeing violence, seniors, people living in poverty and on the streets.SALI believes that all members of our community deserve the companionship and support of pets. The...

  16. GMOs and global justice: applying global justice theory to the case of genetically modified crops and food

    | Contributor(s):: Toft, K. H.

  17. Individual, social and environmental correlates of physical activity among women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

    | Contributor(s):: Cleland, V., Ball, K., Hume, C., Timperio, A., King, A. C., Crawford, D.

  18. Personal, social and environmental correlates of resilience to physical inactivity among women from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

    | Contributor(s):: Cleland, V. J., Ball, K., Salmon, J., Timperio, A. F., Crawford, D. A.

  19. Agricultural development and associated environmental and ethical issues in South Asia

    | Contributor(s):: Khan, M. A., Shah, S. A. A.

    South Asia is one of the most densely populated regions of the world, where despite a slow growth, agriculture remains the backbone of rural economy as it employs one half to over 90 percent of the labor force. Both extensive and intensive policy measures for agriculture development to feed the...

  20. Education for change

    | Contributor(s):: Winne, M.

    The author uses two publications, Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe (Alesina and Glaeser) and Poetry magazine, to underscore the important role that educational institutions play in developing a person's political philosophy and imagination. European nations, for instance, have better funded...