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Animal machines / Ruth Harrison ; foreword by Rachel Carson ; new contributions from Marian Stamp Dawkins, John Webster, Bernard E. Rollin, David Fraser and Donald M. Broom.

Author/Creator:
Harrison, Ruth, 1920-2000, author.
Publication:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (vi, 211 pages) : illustrations, charts
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Subjects:
Factory farms.
Animal welfare.
Animal industry.
Livestock.
Local subjects:
Laws and Regulations. (search)
Agricultural Economics. (search)
Meat Producing Animals. (search)
Egg Producing Animals. (search)
Animal Husbandry and Production, (New March 2000). (search)
Animal Welfare. (search)
Social Psychology and Social Anthropology, (New March 2000). (search)
Summary:
A reprint of a book originally published in 1964, with new contributions setting a modern context. The original book is comprised of 10 chapters covering and describing the methods of intensive farming of poultry and livestock during the 1960s. It was aimed at creating awareness regarding the production of animals under artificial and damaging conditions that prevail in factory-like installations. Focus is given on broiler chickens, poultry packing stations, battery birds, veal calves, basis of quality, quantity versus quality and animal cruelty and legislation.
Contents:
Why We Still Need to Read Animal Machines / Marian Stamp Dawkins
Ruth Harrison: Tribute To An Inspirational Friend / John Webster
Animal Machines: Prophecy and Philosophy / Bernard E. Rollin
Ruth Harrison: A Tribute / David Fraser
Ruth Harrison's Later Writings and Animal Welfare Work / Donald M. Broom
Foreword to 1964 Edition by Rachel Carson
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Broiler Chickens
Poultry Packing Stations
Battery Birds
Veal Calves
Other Intensive Units
The New Factory Farming: A Pictorial Summary
The Basis of Quality
Quantity Versus Quality
Cruelty and Legislation
Conclusion.
Notes:
First published: London : Vincent Stuart Publishers, 1964.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Title from PDF title page (viewed July 22, 2015).
Contributor:
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964, writer of foreword.
Dawkins, Marian Stamp, author.
Webster, John, 1938- author.
Rollin, Bernard E., author.
Fraser, David (David G.), author.
Broom, Donald M., author.
C.A.B. International.
C.A.B. International.
Other format:
Print version: Animal machines.
ISBN:
9781780642840
9781780642840
1-78064-284-9
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.