Animals matter : a biologist explains why we should treat animals with compassion and respect /

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by Bekoff, Marc
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Shambhala ; | Distributed in the United States by Random House, (Boston : | [New York] :) Physical details: xxi, 202 p. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Animal welfare | Animal welfare. Year : 2007 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 179 Bek Available

Edition from preface.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-185) and index.

Foreword / by Jane Goodall -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The ABC's of animal well-being and protection -- Animals in a human world -- Making decisions about animal use : who should be spared and who should be sacrificed? -- Animal sentience : do animals experience pain, anxiety, and suffering? -- Animal rights and animal welfare -- Utilitarianism : trying to balance the costs and benefits of using animals -- Species, individuals, and the reintroduction of wolves : who counts? -- Zoos, wildlife theme parks, and aquariums : should humans hold other animals captive? -- Should humans interfere in the lives of animals? -- Alternatives to eating animals -- Poisons, eye shadow, and fur : using animals for product testing and clothing -- Dissection and vivisection : we don't need to cut animals to learn about life -- Where to go from here? : we are the key to the future -- Twelve millennial mantras / by Marc Bekoff and Jane Goodall.