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Author Carbone, Larry.

Title What animals want : expertise and advocacy in laboratory animal welfare policy / Larry Carbone
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 291 pages) : illustrations
Contents 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 pig's house? -- Centaurs and science: the professionalization of laboratory animal care and use -- The problem of pain -- The animal advocates -- Death by decapitation: a case study -- Dog walkers and monkey psychiatrists -- A look to the future
Summary Larry Carbone provides a balanced and reasonable advocacy of animal rights, looking at how to ethically and responsibly conduct biomedical and behavioural research that respects the rights and welfare of all subjects including animals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-284) and index
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Subject Animal experimentation.
Animal welfare.
Laboratory animals.
Animal Experimentation.
Animal Rights.
Animals, Laboratory.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199790067 ebook No price
0199721882 (electronic bk.)
9780199721887 (electronic bk.)