What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy

Hardcover | August 26, 2004

byLarry Carbone

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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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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 no...

Larry Carbone is at University of California, San Francisco.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 6.3 × 9.29 × 1.3 inPublished:August 26, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195161963

ISBN - 13:9780195161960

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Table of Contents

6. Centaurs and Science: The professionalization of laboratory animal care and use7. The problem of pain8. The animal advocates9. Death by decapitation: A case study10. Dog walkers and monkey psychiatristsII. A look to the future

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"Carbone's excellent new book, What Animals Want, is the fruit of extensive research he conducted to discover what determines how we view laboratory animals and why policies concerning their care have developed as they have."-- American Scientist