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Species justice and harm to animals

Rob White

in Environmental harm: An eco-justice perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300403
eISBN:
9781447307853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300403.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers matters pertaining to animal rights and animal welfare. More specifically, it deals with the concept of speciesism. This refers to the practice of discriminating against ... More


Agricultural policy

Alan Greer

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the main issues that have structured the agricultural-policy agenda in Great Britain since 1997. It examines the Labour government's approach to agricultural-policy reform, ... More


Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More


Epigenetics: rat mum to my Mum?

David Wastell and Sue White

in Blinded by Science: The Social Implications of Epigenetics and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447322337
eISBN:
9781447322351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322337.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the epigenetic thought-style in depth, by analysing some of the seminal work on animals. We highlight in particular the work of Michael Meaney and colleagues which has been ... More


Who let the dogs out? The new phenomenon of status dogs

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The traditional role of dogs in the UK is examined and human-animal relationships are considered, notably the role of pets. Breed selection and canine characteristics are reviewed in terms of ... More


Animal welfare, morals and faith in the ‘religious slaughter’ debate

David Grumett

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Much of the discourse on contemporary moral panics has evolved within the fields of social work and social policy, with obvious examples including child abuse, urban crime, youth culture and ... More


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