The Resource Zoos and animal rights : the ethics of keeping animals, Stephen St. C. Bostock

Zoos and animal rights : the ethics of keeping animals, Stephen St. C. Bostock

Label
Zoos and animal rights : the ethics of keeping animals
Title
Zoos and animal rights
Title remainder
the ethics of keeping animals
Statement of responsibility
Stephen St. C. Bostock
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A controversial and timely book which explores the long history of zoos as well as the diverse ethica l and technical issues involved. Anyone concerned with humanity's relationship with other animals will find this an inspiring and rewarding book
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
179/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
QL77.5
LC item number
.B67 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Zoos and animal rights : the ethics of keeping animals, Stephen St. C. Bostock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-213) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (cont) Why conservation is a moral matter -- Caring for objects -- Different ways of conserving -- Vandalism -- Animals as natural works of art -- Animals as animals -- Why animals merit double respect -- Zoos and conservation -- Conservational captive breeding -- Breeding technology -- Culling -- Reintroduction -- Species selection, valuing and finance -- Supplementary conservational roles -- Science in zoos -- Taxonomy -- General observation and investigation -- Veterinary study -- Genetics -- Behaviour -- Source for anatomical material -- Milieu for scientific activities -- On zoos not being scientific -- Usefulness of science in zoos -- Education in zoos -- Why keep real animals? -- Involvement with animals -- On zoological and other gardens -- On real plants and animals -- Communities or prisons? -- Taking animals from the wild
  • 4,500 years of zoos and animal keeping -- Egypt -- Mesopotamia -- Greece -- Rome -- Ancient China -- Medieval Europe -- Medieval China -- British deerparks -- Late middle ages and renaissance times -- Mexico -- European zoos 1500-1800 -- Menageries -- London Zoo in the nineteenth century -- Carl Hagenbeck -- Woburn -- Other twentieth-century developments -- Animals and their rights -- Animals themselves -- Animal rights -- Animals' right to freedom -- Wildness, cruelty and domination -- Wildness -- Do zoos keep wild animals? -- Cruelty -- Domination -- Wild living versus zoo living -- Length of life and violent death -- Are zoo animals healthier than wild animals? -- Food, pleasure and purpose -- Evolution and adaptation -- Judging well-being -- Health -- Breeding -- Natural behaviour -- Abnormal behaviour -- Direct indications -- Theoretical assessment -- Keeping and display of animals -- Six ways of keeping animals -- Aesthetics and purpose of zoo design -- Aesthetic of the naturalistic -- Is it captivity?
Control code
ocm53948026
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203408810
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b22136769
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53948026
  • pebco0203408810
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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