What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy
Larry Carbone, a veterinarian who is in charge of the lab animal welfare assurance program at a major research university, presents this scholarly history of animal rights. Biomedical researchers, and the less fanatical among the animal rights activists will find this book reasonable, humane, and novel in its perspective. It brings a novel, sociological perspective to an area that has been addressed largely from a philosophical perspective, or from the entrenched positions of highly committed advocates of a particular position in the debate.
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Introduction What animals want
Life in the animal laboratory
Animal welfare Philosophy meets science
A rat is a pig The significance of species
Performance standards How big is your guinea pigs house?
Centaurs and science The professionalization of laboratory animal care and use
The problem of pain
The animal advocates
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