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Centaurs and science: The professionalization of laboratory animal care and use

Larry Carbone

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the development of the profession of laboratory animal veterinary medicine. It argues that veterinarians have carved out a limited niche for themselves without impinging on the ... More


Life in the animal laboratory

Larry Carbone

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter presents a behind-the-scenes tour of an animal laboratory. It describes what an animal experiment is, what kinds of animals are in laboratories, who the people who work in animal ... More


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

Larry Carbone

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book presents a history of animal rights. It brings a novel, sociological perspective to an area that has been addressed largely from a philosophical perspective, or from the entrenched ... More


A rat is a pig: The significance of species

Larry Carbone

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the significance of animal species in laboratory animal policy debates. Various species have one or more different identities in our society — the faithful dog, the intelligent ... More


The problem of pain

Larry Carbone

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Pain management might be seen as the expertise of veterinarians, but within the laboratories it is part of research methodology — the scientists' autonomous domain of animal use. This chapter ... More


A look to the future

Larry Carbone

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter looks to a future when animal research ends. It asks how our children's children will judge what we did in our laboratories. Until they are all finally liberated, what goals should we ... More


Biomedical Research and Its Animals

Morrison Adrian R.

in An Odyssey with Animals: A Veterinarian's Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374445
eISBN:
9780199847938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374445.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses biomedical research in a larger context, and examines how science works in general. It focuses on the contributions that animals have made to the health and welfare of humans. ... More


An Odyssey with Animals: A Veterinarian's Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Adrian R. Morrison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374445
eISBN:
9780199847938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374445.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The relationship between animals and humans is more complex today than ever before. Animal–human interaction has engendered a bitter enmity between animal rights activists and the biomedical ... More


Animal Welfare in the Laboratory: A Case Study in Secular Ethics of Human-Animal Interaction

Larry Carbone

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the issue of animal ethics. The author's work as a laboratory veterinarian has caused him to question the means by which distress, suffering, and discomfort in animals are ... More


Anthrozoology: Human-Animal Interactions in Domesticated and Wild Animals

Geoff Hosey and Vicky Melfi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198753629
eISBN:
9780191815225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753629.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Anthrozoology, the study of human–animal interactions (HAIs), has experienced substantial growth during the past twenty years and it is now timely to synthesise what we know from empirical evidence ... More


The Confinement of Animals Used in Laboratory Research

Robert Streiffer

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Discussions about the ethics of animal research usually focus on the significance of the knowledge produced by the research and on the harms the research procedures cause the animal subjects. These ... More


from Object to Subject: Animals in Scientific Research

Kathy Rudy

in Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines the debate over the use of animals in scientific research, with animal rights proponents arguing that scientists “kill” or “murder” animals and scientists insisting that they ... More


Animals and the Expanding Moral Circle

T.J. Kasperbauer

in Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695811
eISBN:
9780190695842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695811.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the hypothesis that our treatment of animals is best accounted for by an “expanding moral circle.” This hypothesis is examined by looking at changes in attitudes to animals ... More


Introduction to Part Four

Elizabeth A. Williams

in Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction to Part IV (Chapters 10-12) sets the context for the biomedical study of appetite in the years 1900-1950. Despite sweeping changes in food production, distribution, and consumption, ... More


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