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Predictors of views about punishing animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Bailey, S. K. T., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G.
The current study used scenarios of animal cruelty based on actual events to explore what factors predict perceptions of punishments for animal cruelty. Five hundred thirty-eight university undergraduates participated in the study. Participants read scenarios based on an actual event of animal...
Construction of children's canine care and welfare knowledge scale: Understanding the link between children's perceptions of dogfighting and their level of canine care and welfare knowledge to inform humane education interventions
Contributor(s):: Iliopoulou, Maria A.
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...
Risk assessment of genetically modified food and neoliberalism: an argument for democratizing the regulatory review protocol of the Food and Drug Administration
Contributor(s):: Meghani, Z.
The primary responsibility of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to protect public health by ensuring the safety of the food supply. To that end, it sometimes conducts risk assessments of novel food products, such as genetically modified (GM) food. The FDA describes its regulatory...
The leading Canadian NGOs' discourse on fish farming: from ecocentric intuitions to biocentric solutions
Contributor(s):: Pigeon, L. E., Letourneau, L.
The development of the aquaculture industry in Canada has triggered a conflict of a scope never seen before. As stated in Young and Matthews' The Aquaculture Controversy, this debate has "mushroomed over the past several decades to become one of the most bitter and stubborn face-offs over...
Local food and international ethics
Contributor(s):: Navin, M. C.
Many advocate practices of 'local food' or 'locavorism' as a partial solution to the injustices and unsustainability of contemporary food systems. I think that there is much to be said in favor of local food movements, but these virtues are insufficient to immunize locavorism from criticism. In...
Attitudes towards farm animals as a part of belief systems
Contributor(s):: Vinnari, M., Rasanen, P., Jokinen, P.
Australia's ethical framework for when animals are used for scientific purposes
Contributor(s):: Rose, M., Grant, E.
Culture, reform politics, and future directions: a review of China's animal protection challenge
Contributor(s):: Li, P. J., Davey, G.
Looking after chronically ill dogs: impacts on the caregiver's life
Contributor(s):: Christiansen, S. B., Kristensen, A. T., Sandoe, P., Lassen, J.
Public attitudes toward the use of animals in research: effects of invasiveness, genetic modification and regulation
Contributor(s):: Ormandy, E. H., Schuppli, C. A., Weary, D. M.
Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?
Contributor(s):: Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.
State legislators' roll-call votes on farm animal protection bills: the agricultural connection
Contributor(s):: Tauber, S.
The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India
Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan
Agrarian ideals, sustainability ethics, and US policy: a critique for practitioners
Contributor(s):: Graffy, E.
Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective
Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.
Attitudes of Canadian beef producers toward animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Spooner, J. M., Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D.
Better rodent control by better regulation: regulatory incentives and regulator support to improve the humaneness of rodent control
Contributor(s):: Littin, K. E.
Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand
Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.
Ethical frameworks and farmer participation in controversial farming practices
Contributor(s):: Cardoso, S. P., James, H. S., Jr.