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Author Herzog, Hal.

Title Some we love, some we hate, some we eat : why it's so hard to think straight about animals / Hal Herzog.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, [2010]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  304.2 H449    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  304.27 HER    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  304.27 HERZOG    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  304.2 HERZOG    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  304.2 HERZOG    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  636.0887 HER    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  304.27 HERZOG    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  304.27 HER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  304.27 HERZOG    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  304.27 HER    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description viii, 326 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "A maverick scientist who co-founded the field of anthrozoology offers a controversial, thought-provoking, and unprecedented exploration of the psychology behind the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways we think, feel, and behave towards animals"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-326).
Contents Introduction: Why is it so hard to think straight about animals? -- Anthrozoology : the new science of human-animal interactions -- The importance of being cute : why we think what we think about creatures that don't think like us -- Pet-o-philia : why do humans (and only humans) love pets? -- Friends, foes, and fashion statements : the human-dog relationship -- "Prom queen kills first deer on sixteenth birthday" : gender and the human-animal relationship -- In the eyes of the beholder : the comparative cruelty of cockfights and Happy Meals -- Delicious, dangerous, disgusting, and dead : the human-meat relationship -- The moral status of mice : the use of animals in science -- The cats in our houses, the cows on our plates : are we all hypocrites? -- The carnivorous yahoo within ourselves : dealing with moral inconsistency.
Subject Human-animal relationships.
Interdisciplinary research.
ISBN 9780061730863
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