Advances in Animal Welfare Science 1984 by Francoise Wemelsfelder (auth.), Michael W. Fox D.Sc., Ph.D.,

By Francoise Wemelsfelder (auth.), Michael W. Fox D.Sc., Ph.D., B.Vet.Med., MRCVS, Linda D. Mickley B.S. (eds.)

This publication, the 1st in an annual sequence, written through academicians­ scientists, philosophers and others-is now not meant solely for an­ imal welfarists and conservationists. because it is written* through students, it is going to attract quite a lot of educational readers who're concerned with animals for medical, fiscal, altruistic, and different purposes. whereas this primary quantity can't conceal the total spectrum of animal welfare science-related themes, it does, in its variety of con­ tributions, exhibit the multi-faceted and interdisciplinary nature of the topic of this new sequence. certainly, animals are as a lot an essential component of society as we're based upon them. the numerous interfaces among us and the billions of animals below our dominion (as good because the atmosphere upon which the welfare of human and non-human animals alike is finally de­ pendent) have their separate good points: trapping and flora and fauna deal with­ ment; laboratory animal learn; whaling and fishing; veterinary perform; agriculture and farm animal husbandry; horse racing and the possession of animal partners; the propagation of captive natural world and their protection within the wild; using animals as partners and for the needs of vicarious entertainment.

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ATTITUDES TOWARD ANIMALS A typology of basic attitudes toward animals was developed during previous research on adult relationships to animals. Brief definitions of nine attitude types are indicated in Table 3, although more thorough descriptions are available elsewhere (Kellert 1980b). Survey scales were developed to measure each of the attitudes, although it proved impossible to obtain an adequate aesthetic scale. Fifty-four questions were used for measuring the eight attitude scales. Additionally, a 30-minute film, and an accompanying 87-item questionnaire, were created to provide a less structured and more visually sensitive test of attitudes toward animals.

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