Animal Welfare Law in Britain

Regulation and Responsibility

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Author: Mike Radford

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198262459

Category: Law

Page: 441

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The most detailed and authoritative treatment of the current state of animal welfare law in Britain to date. This book provides a full analysis of the substantive law, considers its objectives, application and effectiveness, the background to the current debate and the arguments for and against further reform. It includes full coverage of key topics such as agricultural production, transportation, scientific procedures, entertainment, domestic pets, wildlife, hunting and enforcement.This book provides a dispassionate and objective analysis of the current state of animal welfare law in the United Kingdom. It explains the substantive law,

Understanding Animal Welfare

An Integrated Approach

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Author: Edward N. Eadie

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642305768

Category: Nature

Page: 128

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This book examines the contents, influence, and potential of a personal selection of modern books published over the last fifty years that have been relevant to improving welfare. The works selected comprise three earlier classics that mainly deal with animal experimentation and intensive farming, as well as five that concentrate on specific subject areas, namely history, science, applied ethics, politics and law, that are important to protecting the welfare of animals against suffering inflicted by humans. The books are arranged in the order of their publication date, and for each one a few related works are also mentioned or discussed. This collection provides a broad understanding of animal protection issues, and provides the necessary basis for an informed and comprehensive approach to improving the welfare of animals. The books selected have been influential and they have the potential to improve animal welfare in the future.

Animal Welfare

Competing Conceptions And Their Ethical Implications

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Author: Richard P. Haynes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402086199

Category: Social Science

Page: 162

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Members of the “animal welfare science community”, which includes both scientists and philosophers, have illegitimately appropriated the concept of animal welfare by claiming to have given a scientific account of it that is more objectively valid than the more “sentimental” account given by animal liberationists. This strategy has been used to argue for merely limited reform in the use of animals. This strategy was initially employed as a way of “sympathetically” responding to the abolitionist claims of anti-vivisectionists, who objected to the use of animals in research. It was subsequently used by farm animal scientists. The primarily reformist (as opposed to abolitionist) goals of this community make the false assumption that there are conditions under which animals may be raised and slaughtered for food or used as models in scientific research that are ethically acceptable. The tendency of the animal welfare science community is to accept this assumption as their framework of inquiry, and thus to discount certain practices as harmful to the interests of the animals that they affect. For example, animal welfare is conceptualized is such a way that death does not count as harmful to the interests of animal, nor prolonged life a benefit.

Animals, Equality and Democracy

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Author: S. O'Sullivan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230349188

Category: Political Science

Page: 213

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Animals, Equality and Democracy examines the structure of animal protection legislation and finds that it is deeply inequitable, with a tendency to favour those animals the community is most likely to see and engage with. Siobhan O'Sullivan argues that these inequities violate fundamental principle of justice and transparency.

The Welfare of Animals Used in Research

Practice and Ethics

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Author: Robert C. Hubrecht

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118783042

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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The Welfare of Animals used in Research: Practice andEthics gives a complete and balanced overview of the issuessurrounding the use of animals in scientific research. Thefocus of the book is on the animal welfare implications and ethicsof animals in research. It covers the topics with sufficient depthto show a real understanding of varied and complex subjects, butconveys the information in a beautifully reader-friendlymanner. Key features: Provides those who are not working in the field with areasonable understanding as to why and how animals are used inresearch. Gives an introduction to the ethical issues involved in usinganimals, and explains how these are addressed in practice. Details the advances in animal welfare and the use anddevelopment of the 3Rs principles, and how these have becomefundamental to the everyday use and regulation of animals used inresearch. The focus is on principles making it suitable for aninternational audience. This book is a useful introduction to the issues involved inlaboratory animal welfare for those who intend to work in researchinvolving animals. It is also useful to prospective animal carestaff and animal welfare scientists, and to those involved inethical review. It will help inform debate amongst those who arenot involved in experimentation but who are interested in theissues. Published as a part of the prestigious Wiley-Blackwell – UFAWAnimal Welfare series. UFAW, founded 1926, is aninternationally recognised, independent, scientific and educationalanimal welfare charity. For full details of all titles available in the series, pleasevisit the UFAW AnimalWelfare series website.

Past Law, Present Histories

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Author: Diane Kirkby

Publisher: ANU E Press

ISBN: 1922144037

Category: Social Science

Page: 230

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This collection brings methods and questions from humanities, law and social sciences disciplines to examine different instances of lawmaking. Contributors explore the problematic of past law in present historical analysis across indigenous Australia and New Zealand, from post-Franco Spain to current international law and maritime regulation, from settler colonial humanitarian debates to efforts to end cruelty to children and animals. They highlight problems both national and international in their implication. From different disciplines and theoretical positions, they illustrate the diverse and complex study of law’s history.

Handbook on Crime

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Author: Fiona Brookman,Mike Maguire,Harriet Pierpoint,Trevor Bennett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317436741

Category: Social Science

Page: 984

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The Handbook on Crime is a comprehensive edited volume that contains analysis and explanation of the nature, extent, patterns and causes of over 40 different forms of crime, in each case drawing attention to key contemporary debates and social and criminal justice responses to them. It also challenges many popular and official conceptions of crime. This book is one of the few criminological texts that takes as its starting point a range of specific types of criminal activity. It addresses not only 'conventional' offences such as shoplifting, burglary, robbery, and vehicle crime, but many other forms of criminal behaviour - often an amalgamation of different legal offences - which attract contemporary media, public and policy concern. These include crimes committed not only by individuals, but by organised criminal groups, corporations and governments. There are chapters on, for example, gang violence, hate crime, elder abuse, animal abuse, cyber crime, identity theft, money-laundering, eco crimes, drug trafficking, human trafficking, genocide, and global terrorism. Many of these topics receive surprisingly little attention in the criminological literature. The Handbook on Crime will be a unique text of lasting value to students, researchers, academics, practitioners, policy makers, journalists and all others involved in understanding and preventing criminal behaviour.

Animals as Persons

Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation

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Author: Gary L. Francione

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231511566

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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A prominent and respected philosopher of animal rights law and ethical theory, Gary L. Francione is known for his criticism of animal welfare laws and regulations, his abolitionist theory of animal rights, and his promotion of veganism and nonviolence as the baseline principles of the abolitionist movement. In this collection, Francione advances the most radical theory of animal rights to date. Unlike Peter Singer, Francione maintains that we cannot morally justify using animals under any circumstances, and unlike Tom Regan, Francione's theory applies to all sentient beings, not only to those who have more sophisticated cognitive abilities.

The European Model of Agriculture

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Author: Michael Cardwell

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199242160

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 447

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In order to meet the changing needs of the agricultural sector, the European Union has advocated a new 'European model of Agriculture' which will provide a competitive and diverse agricultural sector that is environmentally responsible and that uses Community funds wisely. In order to implement such a range of policies the EU will need to pass a large amount of legislation. This book sets out to analyze whether the legislative framework for this model is feasible and whether it can deliver these policy objectives. The timely analysis of the tension between the EU model and the global economy as supervised by the WTO, the emphasis on environmental protection, and the place of agriculture in the wider rural economy are all issues at the heart of the present debate. This book is the first to deal with the mid-term review of the CAP and is therefore essential reading for academics, practitioners and policy makers in the field.

Animals and Society

An Introduction to Human-Animal Studies

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Author: Margo DeMello

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231526768

Category: Nature

Page: 488

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Considering that much of human society is structured through its interaction with non-human animals, and since human society relies heavily on the exploitation of animals to serve human needs, human–animal studies has become a rapidly expanding field of research, featuring a number of distinct positions, perspectives, and theories that require nuanced explanation and contextualization. The first book to provide a full overview of human–animal studies, this volume focuses on the conceptual construction of animals in American culture and the way in which it reinforces and perpetuates hierarchical human relationships rooted in racism, sexism, and class privilege. Margo DeMello considers interactions between humans and animals within the family, the law, the religious and political system, and other major social institutions, and she unpacks the different identities humans fashion for themselves and for others through animals. Essays also cover speciesism and evolutionary continuities; the role and preservation of animals in the wild; the debate over zoos and the use of animals in sports; domestication; agricultural practices such as factory farming; vivisection; animal cruelty; animal activism; the representation of animals in literature and film; and animal ethics. Sidebars highlight contemporary controversies and issues, with recommendations for additional reading, educational films, and related websites. DeMello concludes with an analysis of major philosophical positions on human social policy and the future of human–animal relations.

Animal Welfare Act 2006

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Author: Great Britain

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 0105442062

Category: Law

Page: 51

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Royal assent, 8th November 2006. An Act to make provision about animal welfare. Explanatory notes have been produced to assist in the understanding of this Act and will be available separately

Wild Animals in Circuses

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Author: Great Britain: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780101853828

Category: Social Science

Page: 20

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The British circus industry dates back over two centuries and for many years wild animals were an integral part of the circus experience. In modern times the plight of animals has become a concern and today the view of the public as well as bodies such as the RSPCA is that travelling circuses are no place for wild animals, and the Government proposes primary legislation as set out in the draft Bill in this document. This legislation will end the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in this country and help ensure the nation's international reputation as a leading protector of animals continues into a new global era. As the process of introducing primary legislation is necessarily a long one the Government has already introduced the Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012 which came into force on 20 January 2013. These Regulations will protect wild animals which stay in circuses in the short term. Two circuses so far have been licensed. However when it comes into force the ban in this draft Bill will supersede the Regulations.

Verhaltensforschung

Eine Einführung

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Author: A. Manning

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540096436

Category: Science

Page: 322

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The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare

Science, Law and Policy

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Author: John McEldowney,Wyn Grant,Graham Medley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134068395

Category: Law

Page: 190

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The Regulation of Animal Health and Welfare draws on the research of scientists, lawyers, economists and political scientists to address the current and future regulatory problems posed by the issues of animal health and disease. Recent events such as the outbreak of mad cow disease, epidemics of foot and mouth disease, concerns about bluetongue in sheep, and the entry into the food chain of the offspring of cloned cattle, have heightened awareness of the issues of regulation in animal disease and welfare. This book critically appraises the existing regulatory institutions and guiding principles of how best to maintain animal health in the context of social change and a developing global economy. Addressing considerations of sound science, the role of risk management, and the allocation of responsibilities, it also takes up the theoretical and practical challenges which here – and elsewhere – attend the co-operation of scientists, social scientists, lawyers and policy makers. Indeed, the collaboration of scientists and social scientists in determined and regulatory contexts such as that of animal disease is an issue of ever-increasing importance. This book will be of considerable value to those with interests in this issue, as well as those concerned with the law and policy relating to animal health and welfare.

Verwandte im Geiste - Fremde im Recht

sozio-kognitive Fähigkeiten bei Tieren und ihre Relevanz für Tierethik und Tierschutz

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Author: Judith Benz-Schwarzburg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783891314203

Category: Animal behavior

Page: 481

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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

2006 Asp 11

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Author: Great Britain: Scottish Parliament

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 0105901016

Category: Law

Page: 66

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Royal assent, 11th July 2006. An Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Animal Health Act 1981, including by making provision for preventing the spread of disease; to make provision for the welfare of animals, including the prevention of harm. Explanatory notes have been produced to assist in the understanding of this Act and will be available separately.

The Animal Rights Debate

Abolition or Regulation?

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Author: Gary L. Francione,Robert Garner

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231526695

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans and argues that because animals are property or economic commodities laws or industry practices requiring "humane" treatment will, as a general matter, fail to provide any meaningful level of protection. Garner favors a version of animal rights that focuses on eliminating animal suffering and adopts a protectionist approach, maintaining that although the traditional animal-welfare ethic is philosophically flawed, it can contribute strategically to the achievement of animal-rights ends. As they spar, Francione and Garner deconstruct the animal protection movement in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and elsewhere, discussing the practices of such organizations as PETA, which joins with McDonald's and other animal users to "improve" the slaughter of animals. They also examine American and European laws and campaigns from both the rights and welfare perspectives, identifying weaknesses and strengths that give shape to future legislation and action.