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  1. Attitudes toward Animals among Kindergarten Children: Species Preferences

    Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca

    Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...

  2. Obstacles and anticipated problems with acquiring assistance dogs, as expressed by Japanese people with physical disabilities

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    | Contributor(s):: Mariko Yamamoto, Lynette A. Hart, Mitsuaki Ohta, Koji Matsumoto, Nobuyo Ohtani

    In western countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, many people with disabilities benefit from the help their assistance dogs provide. In contrast, assistance dogs have not become widespread in Japan. This study explores the perspectives of Japanese people with disabilities,...

  3. Gender Stereotyping in Young Children: Evidence to Support a Concept-Learning Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Cowan, Gloria, Hoffman, Charles D.

  4. Gender, Sex Role Orientation, and Attitudes Toward Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Herzog Jr, Harold A., Betchart, Nancy S., Pittman, Robert B.

  5. Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriel, K. I., Rutledge, B. H., Barkley, C. L.

  6. Individual Difference and Study-Specific Characteristics Influencing Attitudes about the Use of Animals in Medical Research

    | Contributor(s):: Henry, B., Pulcino, R.

  7. Sympathetic Reactions to the Bait Dog in a Film of Dog Fighting: The Influence of Personality and Gender

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, S. A., Gibbons, J. A., Short, S. D.

  8. Caring about blood, flesh, and pain: Women's standing in the animal protection movement

    | Contributor(s):: Munro, L.

  9. Tracing the profile of animal rights supporters: A preliminary investigation

    | Contributor(s):: Jerolmack, C.

  10. Obligations to animals are not necessarily based on rights

    | Contributor(s):: Slicer, D.

    The paper offers an argument to the effect that rights are grounded in a certain sort of prejudice that privileges individualistic and perhaps masculinist ways of thinking about moral life. It also proposes that other conceptions of social ontology and moral life be examined, including the much...