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The Future of Animal Farming: Renewing the Ancient Contract

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The Future of Animal Farming: Renewing the Ancient Contract

Edited by Marian Stamp Dawkins, Roland Bonney & Foreword by Peter Singer

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Author(s): Edited by Marian Stamp Dawkins, Roland Bonney & Foreword by Peter Singer

About The Book

Does animal welfare have a place in sustainable farming, or do the demands of a rising human population and the threat of climate change mean that the interests of animals must be put aside? Can we improve the way we keep animals and still feed the world ? or is it a choice between ethics and economics?

The aim of this book is to challenge the "them-and-us" thinking that sets the interests of humans and farm animals against each other and to show that to be really "sustainable," farming needs to include, not ignore, animal welfare. The authors of this remarkable book come from a diversity of backgrounds: industry, animal welfare organizations, academic institutions, and practical farming. They are united in arguing that farm animals matter and that sustainable farming must have animal welfare at its ethical core, along with the production of healthy, affordable food and care for the environment.

Additional Information

Author Edited by Marian Stamp Dawkins, Roland Bonney & Foreword by Peter Singer
Availability In Print
Dimensions Unknown
Extent 256 pp
ISBN 9781405185837
Publication date April 2008
Book Type Hardcover

Contents

Foreword: Peter Singer.

  1. The Future of Animal Farming: Roland Bonney and Marian Stamp Dawkins.

Part I: Voices for Change.

  1. The Ethics of Agriculture: The End of True Husbandry: Bernie Rollin.
  2. Why Farm Animals Matter: Mary Midgley.
  3. The Urgency of Change: A View From a Campaigning Organization: Joyce D'Silva.
  4. Environmental Ethics and Animal Welfare: Re-Forging a Necessary Alliance: Kate Rawles.

Part II: Bringing About Change.

  1. The Business of Farm Animal Welfare: Roland Bonney.
  2. What is Good Welfare and How Can We Achieve It?: Marian Stamp Dawkins.
  3. Animal Needs and Commercial Needs: Ruth Layton.
  4. Hard Work and Sustained Effort Required to Improve Livestock Handling and Change Industry Practice: Temple Grandin.
  5. Bringing About Change: A Retailer's View: Michelle Waterman.
  6. Animal Welfare as a Business Priority: Keith Kenny.
  7. Providing Assurance on Welfare: David C.J. Main.
  8. The Role of Assurance Schemes and Public Pressure: Colin Spedding.
  9. Improving the Welfare of Cattle: Practical Experience in Brazil: Mateus J.R. Paranhos da Costa.
  10. Organic Farming and Animal Welfare: Helen Browning.
  11. Enlightened Agriculture and the New Agrarianism: Colin Tudge.
  12. Conclusions: Marian Stamp Dawkins and Roland Bonney.

References.

Index

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