Animals and Public Health: Why Treating Animals Better Is Critical to Human Welfare (Palgrave MacMillan Animal Ethics) (Hardcover)

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A compelling argument of how human health is adversely affected by our poor treatment of non-human animals. The author contents that in order to successfully confront the 21st Century's health challenges, we need to broaden the definition of the word 'public' in public health to include non-human animals.

About the Author


AYSHA AKHTAR is a neurologist and public health specialist, a Fellow of the Oxford Center for Animal Ethics and works with the Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780230249738
ISBN-10: 0230249736
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 14th, 2012
Pages: 247
Language: English
Series: Palgrave MacMillan Animal Ethics