The Resource In the name of science : issues in responsible animal experimentation, F. Barbara Orlans

In the name of science : issues in responsible animal experimentation, F. Barbara Orlans

Label
In the name of science : issues in responsible animal experimentation
Title
In the name of science
Title remainder
issues in responsible animal experimentation
Statement of responsibility
F. Barbara Orlans
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Few arguments in biomedical experimentation have stirred such heated debate in recent years as those raised by animal research. In this comprehensive analysis of the social, political, and ethical conflicts surrounding the use of animals in scientific experiments, Barbara Orlans judges both ends of the spectrum in this debate - unconditional approval or rejection of animal experimentation - to be untenable. Instead of arguing for either view, she thoughtfully explores the ground between the extremes, and convincingly makes the case for public policy reforms that serve to improve the welfare of laboratory animals without jeopardizing scientific endeavor. This book presents controversial issues in a balanced manner based on careful historical analysis and original research. Different mechanisms of oversight for animal experiments are compared and those that have worked well are identified. This compelling work will be of interest to biomedical scientists ethicists, animal welfare advocates and other readers concerned with this critical issue
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orlans, F. Barbara
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4915
LC item number
.O75 1993
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
HV4915.O75
NAL item number
1993
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1994 C-454
  • QY 50
NLM item number
O71i 1993
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal experimentation
  • Animal Welfare
  • Animals, Laboratory
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Expérimentation animale
  • Expérimentation animale
  • Animal experimentation
  • Dierproeven
  • Ethische aspecten
  • Bioethik
  • Ethik
  • Tierversuch
  • Tierversuch
  • Ethik
  • Bioethik
Label
In the name of science : issues in responsible animal experimentation, F. Barbara Orlans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of institutionalized animal experimentation: nineteenth-century highlights -- Current attitudes and ethical arguments -- Major issues -- Legislation and the growth of protagonist organizations -- Animal subjects and alternatives -- Protocol review -- Community members on animal review committees -- Animal pain scales in public policy: an international perspective -- Pain, suffering, and death: warm- and cold-blooded vertebrates, mollusks, and insects -- Testing -- From sunshine laws and civil disobedience to raids -- Use of animals in education -- Source of laboratory dogs and cats: pound versus purpose-bred animals -- Editorial responsibilities and issues -- Looking ahead -- Animals used in experimentation, FY 1973-1990 -- Funding sources for targeted programs to promote alternatives -- Sunshine laws
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 297 pages
Isbn
9780195070439
Lccn
92039344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)27035096
Label
In the name of science : issues in responsible animal experimentation, F. Barbara Orlans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of institutionalized animal experimentation: nineteenth-century highlights -- Current attitudes and ethical arguments -- Major issues -- Legislation and the growth of protagonist organizations -- Animal subjects and alternatives -- Protocol review -- Community members on animal review committees -- Animal pain scales in public policy: an international perspective -- Pain, suffering, and death: warm- and cold-blooded vertebrates, mollusks, and insects -- Testing -- From sunshine laws and civil disobedience to raids -- Use of animals in education -- Source of laboratory dogs and cats: pound versus purpose-bred animals -- Editorial responsibilities and issues -- Looking ahead -- Animals used in experimentation, FY 1973-1990 -- Funding sources for targeted programs to promote alternatives -- Sunshine laws
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 297 pages
Isbn
9780195070439
Lccn
92039344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)27035096

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