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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, NY : Harper, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  304.2 HER    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Non-Fiction - GALY-13  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-7  304.2 HE    AVAILABLE
 Hinckley PL Adult Non-Fiction - HKLY-12  304.2 HER    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Adult Non Fiction - PUGG-8  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE
 Reddick Lib Adult Non Fiction - RLBB-3  304.27 HER    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description viii, 326 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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 -- Petophilia : 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.
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.
Subject Human-animal relationships.
Interdisciplinary research.
ISBN 0061730866

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