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-: Introduction Part I: Issues 1: Animal Ethics 2: Understanding Animal Welfare Part II: Problems 3: Environmental Challenge and Animal Agency 4: Hunger and Thirst 5: Pain 6: Fear and Other Negative Emotions 7: Frustration and Boredom in Impoverished Environments Part III: Assessment 8: Health and Disease 9: Behaviour 10: Physiology 11: Preference and Motivation Research 12: Practical Strategies to Assess (and Improve) Welfare Part IV: Solutions 13: Physical Conditions 14: Social Conditions 15: Human Contact 16: Genetic Selection Part V: Implementation 17: Economics 18: Regulation, Enforcement and Incentives 19: International Issues

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Suitable for students of animal science, veterinary science and veterinary medicine.

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Dr Andy Butterworth MRCVS is Reader in Animal Science and Policy in the Clinical Veterinary School, University of Bristol, UK. Andy teaches and carries out research in the areas of animal disease and production, animal welfare and legislation, behavioural biology, and animal welfare assessment in both farm and wild animals. He is a member of the European Food Standards Agency Scientific Panel on Animal health and Welfare, and chairs the EEER (Ethics, Economics, Education and Regulation) of the Farm Animal Welfare committee in the UK. He is editor in Chief of Elsevier's journal Veterinary and Animal Science, he lectures widely and publishes in books, and the academic and trade press, with over 200 publications to date.

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