Animal Welfare (Global Viewpoints) (Library Binding)
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In Hinduism, cows are sacred, respected, and treated as a motherly giving animal. The thought of eating them or using their skin for accessories is sickening. So many cultures across the globe have their own understandings of animal welfare. This fantastic collection of essays shares international beliefs about animals and animal welfare. Essays includes speeches, government documents, and articles from international magazines and news sources. Readers will explore global perspectives about cultural and religious views on animal rights. They will evaluate animal welfare in relation to biomedical research. Essays examine the world food industry. The last chapter covers animal ownership and welfare in various cultures.