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

Larry Carbone


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 positions of highly committed advocates of a particular position in the debate. This book is about the people who would speak for animals in laboratories. On the one hand, people vie to speak on animals' behalf in the policy arena, to advocate for them in a forum in which they have no direct voice. Animal protectionists are immediately obvious in this role, but so are veterinarians, other animal care profe ... More

Keywords: laboratory animals, animal welfare policy, sociology, history of animal rights, sociological perspectives, philosophical perspectives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195161960
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Larry Carbone, author
University of California, San Francisco