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Table of Contents Acknowledgements 1. Why care about protecting animals? 2. The Meat Industry: Animals as Food A. Introduction B. Legislation C. Chickens and Turkeys D. Pigs E. Cows F. Rabbits G. Fishing and Aquaculture H. The Meat Industry and Social Justice I. Corruption and the Meat Industry J. Environmental Consequences of Meat Production K. Conclusion 3. Hunting: Animals as Game and Pests A. Introduction B. Hunting Heritage C. Subsistence and Commercial Hunting D. Sport Hunting and Exotic Game Hunting E. Wildlife Management F. Political Influence of Hunting Advocates G. The Future of Hunting H. Conclusion 4. The Textile Industry: Animals as Clothing A. Introduction B. Fur C. Skins D. Wool E. The Fashion and Textile Industry F. Conclusion 5. The Animal Experimentation Industry: Animals as Tools A. Introduction B. Animal Welfare Act C. Where Lab Animals Come From D. Life in the Lab E. The Scientific Use of Animals F. Alternatives to Animal Research G. The Use of Animals in Education H. Good Science or Bad? I. Funding for Animal Research J. The Battle over Animal Research K. Conclusion: Where to Draw the Line? 6. The Pet Industry: Animals as Family A. Introduction B. The Breeding and Sale of Companion Animals C. Overpopulation D. Neglect, Abuse, and Mistreatment E. Exotic Animals as Pets F. Conclusion: The Treatment of Pets 7. The Entertainment Industry: Animals as Amusement A. Introduction B. Government Oversight C. Zoos D. Circuses E. Rodeos F. Animal Racing G. Film and Television H. Conclusion 8. Conclusion: A New Relationship with Animals Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Animal rights -- United States.
Animal welfare -- United States.