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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
Autore Bostock Stephen St. C. <1940, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (240 p.)
Disciplina 179/.3
Soggetto topico Zoo animals
Zoos - Philosophy
Animal welfare
Animal rights
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-134-94244-3
0-415-75556-5
0-203-40881-0
1-134-94245-1
1-280-03728-8
9786610037285
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION; 4,500 YEARS OF ZOOS AND ANIMAL KEEPING; 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; Animal rights; Aramals' right to freedom; WILDNESS, CRUELTY AND DOMINATION; Do zoos keep wild animals?; Cruelty; Domination; WILD LIVING VERSUS ZOO LIVING; Are zoo animals healthier than wild animals?
Food, pleasure and purposeEvolution and adaptation; JUDGING WELL-BEING; Breeding; Natural behaviour; Abnormal behaviour; Direct indications; Theoretical assessment; THE KEEPING AND DISPLAY OF ANIMALS; The aesthetics and purpose of zoo design; The aesthetic of the naturalistic; Is it captivity?; WHY CONSERVATION IS A MORAL MATTER; Different ways of conserving; Vandalism; Animals as animals; Why animals merit double respect; ZOOS AND CONSERVATION; Breeding technology; Culling; Reintroduction; Species selection, valuing and finance; Supplementary conservational roles; SCIENCE IN ZOOS
General observation and investigationVeterinary study; Genetics; Behaviour; Source for anatomical material; Milieu for scientific activities; On zoos not being scientific; The usefulness of science in zoos; EDUCATION IN ZOOS; WHY KEEP REAL ANIMALS?; On zoological and other gardens; On real plants and animals; Communities or prisons?; TAKING ANIMALS FROM THE WILD; CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910450992203321
Bostock Stephen St. C. <1940, >  
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui
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
Autore Bostock Stephen St. C. <1940, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (240 p.)
Disciplina 179/.3
Soggetto topico Zoo animals
Zoos - Philosophy
Animal welfare
Animal rights
ISBN 1-134-94244-3
0-415-75556-5
0-203-40881-0
1-134-94245-1
1-280-03728-8
9786610037285
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; INTRODUCTION; 4,500 YEARS OF ZOOS AND ANIMAL KEEPING; 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; Animal rights; Aramals' right to freedom; WILDNESS, CRUELTY AND DOMINATION; Do zoos keep wild animals?; Cruelty; Domination; WILD LIVING VERSUS ZOO LIVING; Are zoo animals healthier than wild animals?
Food, pleasure and purposeEvolution and adaptation; JUDGING WELL-BEING; Breeding; Natural behaviour; Abnormal behaviour; Direct indications; Theoretical assessment; THE KEEPING AND DISPLAY OF ANIMALS; The aesthetics and purpose of zoo design; The aesthetic of the naturalistic; Is it captivity?; WHY CONSERVATION IS A MORAL MATTER; Different ways of conserving; Vandalism; Animals as animals; Why animals merit double respect; ZOOS AND CONSERVATION; Breeding technology; Culling; Reintroduction; Species selection, valuing and finance; Supplementary conservational roles; SCIENCE IN ZOOS
General observation and investigationVeterinary study; Genetics; Behaviour; Source for anatomical material; Milieu for scientific activities; On zoos not being scientific; The usefulness of science in zoos; EDUCATION IN ZOOS; WHY KEEP REAL ANIMALS?; On zoological and other gardens; On real plants and animals; Communities or prisons?; TAKING ANIMALS FROM THE WILD; CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910784059603321
Bostock Stephen St. C. <1940, >  
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui