Search for dissertations about: "animal welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words animal welfare.

  1. 1. Problem Animals A Critical Genealogy of Animal Cruelty and Animal Welfare in Swedish Politics 1844–1944

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Per-Anders Svärd; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; animal rights; animal welfare; animal protection; animal cruelty; animal politics; human-animal studies; critical animal studies; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite growing academic interest in the human–animal relationship, little research has been directed toward the political regulation of animal treatment. Even less attention has been accorded to the emergence of the long dominant paradigm in this policy area, namely, the ideology of animal welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Morality Beyond Humanity : Schopenhauer, Grysanowski, and Schweitzer on Animal Ethics

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Monica Libell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Djurs etologi och psykologi; Animal ethology and psychology; Morallära; Moral science; Vetenskapshistoria; History of science; history of medicine; antivivisection; Schweitzer; Grysanowski; Schopenhauer; Germany; animal rights; animal ethics; animal welfare;

    Abstract : The study examines the character and development of the animal ethical ideas of three German thinkers: Arthur Schopenhauer, Ernst Grysanowski, and Albert Schweitzer. By situating them in their cultural and intellectual context, the study explores the differing meanings of their ethical views of animals and seeks to answer the question of how their ideas can be explained historically. READ MORE

  3. 3. Welfare indicators in laying hens

    University dissertation from History of Science and Ideas

    Author : Malin Alm; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : There is a growing concern regarding the welfare of laying hens worldwide and there are both ethical and economic reasons for improving their welfare. Although several different welfare indicators are used today, their ability to accurately reflect welfare status is sometimes questioned. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Concepts of Health, Well-being and Welfare as Applied to Animals A Philosophical Analysis of the Concepts with the Regard to the Differences Between Animals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Henrik Lerner; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; Concept; concept formation; welfare; definition; health; legislation; natural behaviour; role for animals; science of animal health and welfare; veterinary medicine; well-being; begrepp; begreppsbildning; djurs roller; hälsa; lagstiftning; naturligt beteende; veterinärmedicin; välbefinnande; välfärd;

    Abstract : This thesis is an analysis of the use and definition of the concepts health, well-being and welfare within the field called “the science of animal health and welfare”. The materials used are a literature survey of the field, qualitative interviews with Swedish veterinary surgeons and a study of the concepts in legislation concerning animals in England, Germany and Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal transport and welfare with special emphasis on transport time and vibration

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Univeristy Electronic Press

    Author : Samuel Aradom Messmer; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Farm animals are transported several times during their lifetime and often long distances, and most of them are to slaughter. During transport they are exposed to a number of stress inducing factors. The main objective of the thesis work was to study the welfare of pigs, cows and bulls during transport from farm to abattoir. READ MORE