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Introduction: Animality And Advocacy

Michael Lundblad and Marianne DeKoven

in Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores new and necessary questions about the relationship between animality and advocacy, such as whether animal advocacy suggests prioritizing the suffering of animals over the suffering ... More


What Came Before The Sexual Politics of Meat: The Activist Roots of a Critical Theory

Carol J. Adams

in Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author offers a detailed autobiographical account of her life as an activist to explore the complex, inevitable interrelatioships between community activism, feminist advocacy ... More


Avoid Being Abstract When Making Policies on the Welfare of Animals

Temple Grandin

in Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how animal advocacy can take different forms in diverse academic disciplines, in this case animal science. The chapter discusses the importance of staying in touch with what is ... More


The Southwood Working Party

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

in BSE: risk, science and governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the establishment, remit, and operation of the Southwood Working Party (SWP). It maps the evolving construction of its judgements and advice, highlighting the roles of MAFF and ... More


Moral Aspects of Research

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Research and audit must be distinguished. Some research involves animal experimentation which is controversial. Research often involves clinical trials, and various forms of trial must be ... More


Animal Safety

Jerome A. Paulson and Chinonye Harvey

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The presence of animals in school settings is common, and the balance of benefits and risks remains controversial. Some experts argue that animals have no place in schools, whereas others contend ... More


Psychobiological processes linking socio-economic position with health

Andrew Steptoe

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is concerned with how variations in socio-economic position affect physical disease. It begins by describing the pathways that theoretically link socio-economic position with physical ... More


Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Michael Lundblad and Marianne DeKoven (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Why has the academy struggled to link advocacy for animals to advocacy for various human groups? Within cultural studies, in which advocacy can take the form of a theoretical intervention, scholars ... More


Reducing Zoonoses: Controlling Animal Importation

Karen Ehnert and Robert Kim-Farley

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines a unique federal and local collaborative that was created to address animal importation. The globalization of the animal trade has created conduits for the introduction of new ... More


Humane Advocacy and the Humanities: The Very Idea

Cary Wolfe

in Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues for a theoretically informed posthumanism for which humane advocacy is tainted by its rootedness in an unspoken but foundational separation of humans from other animals. The ... More


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