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  1. Why Was The Mining Mule Not A Horse? The Control Of Agency Problems In American Mines

    Contributor(s):: Kauffman, Kyle D.

  2. The mini-cup jelly court cases: a comparative analysis from a food ethics perspective

    Contributor(s):: Kim, SukShin

    This study compares and analyzes separate court rulings in three countries on "mini-cup jelly" (a firm jelly containing konjac and packaged in bite-sized plastic cups) from a food ethics perspective. While the Korean and US courts decided that the mini-cup jelly was defective, and that the...

  3. "first things first": application of Islamic principles of priority in the ethical assessment of genetically modified foods

    Contributor(s):: Noor Munirah, Isa, Saadan, Man

    Advancement of modern agricultural biotechnology has brought various potential benefits to humankind, but at the same time ethical concerns regarding some applications such as genetically modified foods (GMF) have been raised among the public. Several questions are being posed; should they...

  4. A survey of public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand

    Contributor(s):: Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.

    AIMS: To investigate public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand in order to quantify the extent to which people perceive barking dogs to be a problem, to compare tolerance of barking with that of other common suburban noises, to assess the level of public understanding about the...

  5. Animal welfare in disaster management

    Contributor(s):: Vroegindewey, G.

  6. Risk perceptions and attitudes toward cougars in the southern foothills of Alberta

    Contributor(s):: Thornton, Clarisse, Quinn, Michael S.

    The rapid growth of rural residential development in the southern foothills of Alberta is leading to a more heterogeneous rural population and environment. Human encroachment into cougar habitat may lead to increased instances of cougar-human interactions. Surveys (n = 1,508) were sent to...

  7. Campground manager and user perceptions of risk associated with negative human-black bear interactions

    Contributor(s):: Gore, Meredith L., Knuth, Barbara A., Curtis, Paul D., Shanahan, James E.

    Negative human-black bear interactions in New York's Adirondack Park campgrounds pose risk management challenges. Communication is one tool available to modify human behavior and reduce associated risks, but knowledge of constructs influencing risk perception among key stakeholder groups is...

  8. Determining the Differences in Hurricane Perception and Evacuation Behavior in the Elderly of South Carolina

    Contributor(s):: Bowser, Gregg

  9. Dangerous dog or dastardly dude? Anthropomorphism, threat, and willingness to approach non-human targets

    Contributor(s):: Butterfield, Max Edward

  10. The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management

    Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn

  11. Health-related quality of life and pet ownership among online university workers

    Contributor(s):: Maynard, Pamela L.

  12. Use of the health belief model to explain perceptions of zoonotic disease risk by animal owners

    Contributor(s):: Karen L. Wheeler

    The rise in the number of public health risks from zoonotic disease in just the past two decades has underscored both the importance of educating the public about risky health behaviors and preventive measures, and the need to communicate these topics in clear, concise and accessible language...

  13. A retrospective survey of riders' opinions of the use of saddle pads in horses

    Contributor(s):: Hawson, L. A., McLean, A. N., McGreevy, P. D.

    Horse riders have used layers between saddles and their horse's back since ancient times. Despite the apparent common usage of such layers, most research regarding pressures under horses' saddles seems to have been conducted without such layers present. An online survey of equestrian riders was...

  14. Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?

    Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.

    Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...

  15. Stakeholders' perceptions of GM technology in West Africa: assessing the responses of policymakers and scientists in Ghana and Nigeria

    Contributor(s):: Adenle, A. A.

    The perception of two key stakeholders such as policymakers and scientists on genetic modification (GM) technology was examined in Ghana and Nigeria using semi-structured interviews. A total sample of 20 policymakers (16 at ministries and 4 at parliament/cabinet) and 58 scientists (43 at research...

  16. Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter

    Contributor(s):: Gail Laule, Jacob Casper, Sebastian Heath, Robert Linnabary, Andrej Romanovsky

    The Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter for Oct-Dec 1993. Contains "The Use of Behavioral Management Techniques to Reduce or Eliminate Abnormal Behavior" by Gail Laule, "Preparing the Farm and Farm Animals for Disasters by Jacob Casper, Sebastian E. Heath, and Robert D. Linnabary, and...

  17. Responsible pet ownership and dog owners conduct in the county of Alegre-ES

    Contributor(s):: Loss, L. D., Mussi, J. M. S., Mello, I. N. K. de, Leao, M. S., Franque, M. P.

  18. New directions for zoo animal welfare science

    Contributor(s):: Whitham, J. C., Wielebnowski, N.

  19. Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima

    Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.

  20. Domestic violence and the abuse of pets: researching the link and its implications in Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Mary, Gallagher, Barbara, Jones, Boyd