Animal Law And Welfare - International Perspectives by Deborah CaoAnimal Law And Welfare - International Perspectives by Deborah Cao

Animal Law And Welfare - International Perspectives

byDeborah CaoEditorSteven White

Hardcover | February 11, 2016

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Thisbook focuseson animal laws and animal welfare in major jurisdictions in the world,including the more developed legal regimes for animal protection of the US, UK,Australia, the EU and Israel, and the regulatory regimes still developing inChina, South Africa, and Brazil. It offers in-depth analyses and discussions oftopical and important issues in animal laws and animal welfare, and provides acomprehensive and comparative snapshot of some of the most important countriesin the world in terms of animal population and worsening animal cruelty. Amongthe issues discussed are international law topics that relate to animals,including thelatest WTO ruling on seal products and the EU ban, the Blackfish story and USlaw for cetaceans, the wildlife trafficking and crimes related to Africa andChina, and historical and current animal protection laws in the UK andAustralia. Bringing together the disciplines of animal law and animal welfarescience as well as ethics and criminology with contributions from some of the mostprominent animal welfare scientists and animal law scholars in the world, the book considers the strengths and failings ofexisting animal protection law in different parts of the world. In doing so itdraws more attention to animal protection as a moral and legal imperative andto crimes against animals as a serious crime.
Dr. Claudia Carr has decades of experience in research concerning development and conservation in relation to rural livelihoods systems and river basins in eastern Africa and the Horn region, as well as consulting with African governments, international aid organizations and non-governmental organizations. She is Associate Professo...
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Title:Animal Law And Welfare - International PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:283 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.25 inPublished:February 11, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319268163

ISBN - 13:9783319268163

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Table of Contents

List of Contributions.- About the Authors.- Introduction: Animal Protection in anInterconnected World; Deborah Cao and Steven White.- Part I General Issues in Animal Law andWelfare Science.- 1 Second Wave Animal Law and the Arrival ofAnimal Studies;Paul Waldau.- 2 International Animal WelfarePerspectives, Including Whaling and Inhumane Seal Killing as a W.T.O. PublicMorality Issue.;  Donald Broom.- 3 Science, Ethics and Animal Law; ClivePhillips, Joy Verrinder and Nadine Gourkow.- 4 An International Treaty for AnimalWelfare; David Favre.- Part II   Developmentsin Animal Protection in Different Jurisdictions.- 5 Animal Protection Law in Australia: Boundby History; Steven White.- 6 Law and Justice for Animals in SouthAfrica; David Bilchitz.- 7 Animal Protection under Israeli Law; YossiWolfson.- 8 Debates and Developments in Animal LegalProtection in Brazil;Tagore Trajano.- 9 Regulatory Capture and the Welfare ofFarm Animals in Australia; Jed Goodfellow.- 10   Blackfishand Public Outcry: A Unique Political and Legal Opportunity for FundamentalChange to the Legal Protection of Marine Mammals in the United States; JoanSchaffner.- 11 Wildlife Crimes and Legal Protection ofWildlife as Resources in China; Deborah Cao.- Index.