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    Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why it's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals (P.s.) (Paperback) By (author) Hal Herzog

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    DescriptionDoes living with a pet really make people happier and healthier? What can we learn from biomedical research with mice? Who enjoys a better quality of life---the chicken destined for your dinner plate or the rooster in a Saturday night cockfight? Why is it wrong to eat the family dog? Drawing on more than two decades of research into the emerging field of anthrozoology, the science of human-animal relations, Hal Herzog offers an illuminating exploration of the fierce moral conundrums we face every day regarding the creatures with whom we share our world. Alternately poignant, challenging, and laugh-out-loud funny--blending anthropology, behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, and philosophy--this enlightening and provocative book will forever change the way we look at our relationships with other creatures and, ultimately, how we see ourselves.


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    Title
    Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat
    Subtitle
    Why it's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hal Herzog
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 277 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061730856
    ISBN 10: 0061730858
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JFFZ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    B&T Approval Code: A31010200
    Ingram Subject Code: AN
    BISAC V2.8: NAT039000, SOC055000
    Abridged Dewey: 301
    B&T Approval Code: A33200000
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002000
    LC classification: GN
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    B&T Approval Code: A63430000
    DC22: 304.27
    BISAC V2.8: PSY000000
    Thema V1.0: JBFU
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperPerennial
    Publication date
    05 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Hal Herzog is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on human-animal relations. His research has been published in prestigious academic journals, including Science, the Proceedings of the Royal Society, American Psychologist, American Scholar, the Journal of Social Issues, and the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. His work has also been featured in Newsweek, USA Today, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Scientific American, New Scientist, Science Daily, the London Times, and on Slate, CNN, National Public Radio's Morning Edition, and MSNBC. He is a professor of psychology at Western Carolina University and lives in the Great Smoky Mountains with his wife and their cat, Tilly.
    Review quote
    "An instant classic....Written so accessibly and personally, while simultaneously satisfying the scholar in all of us."--Arnold Arluke, Anthrozo's