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    Political Animals : Animal Protection Politics in Britain and the United States

    ISBN-10: 0333615816
    ISBN-13: 9780333615812
    Author(s): Robert Garner
    Description: With Political Animals, Robert Garner explores the character of animal protection policy making in Britain and the United States, and examines the opportunities open to animal protection groups.
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    Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Limited
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 275
    Size: 5.51" wide x 8.66" long
    Weight: 1.078
    Language: English

    With Political Animals, Robert Garner explores the character of animal protection policy making in Britain and the United States, and examines the opportunities open to animal protection groups.

    List of Tables
    List of Abbreviations
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    Animal protection and mainstream public policy
    Pluralism, policy networks and animal protection
    A guide to the chapters
    Pluralism, animal protection and research methodology
    The Institutional Framework of Animal Protection
    Legislative support for animal protection
    Sectorization and the structure of animal protection decision-making
    Institutional structures and animal protection in Britain
    Institutional structures and animal protection in the United States
    The Economics and Politics of Animal Exploitation
    The political economy of wildlife and animal entertainment
    The economic structure of intensive agriculture
    The animal research community
    The political organization of the animal-use lobby
    The Animal Protection Movement: Recruitment, Ideology and Strategy
    Mancur Olson and membership recruitment
    Rational choice and human interests
    Group maintenance and the role of the entrepreneur
    Animal rights and solidaristic collectivism--A post-Olsonian agenda
    Animal rights and the 'new welfarism'
    Lobbying for Animals
    The development of the modern animal protection movement
    Key political actors
    Financial resources and political influence
    Organizational alliances and policy sectorization
    Parliament and Animal Protection
    Parliament's limited role
    Parliament and hunting
    Legislation, scrutiny and agenda setting
    The extent of animal advocacy in parliament
    Profile of animal advocates in the House
    American Legislators and Animal Protection
    The scope of Congressional support
    Conclusion
    The Politics of Farm Animal Welfare in the United States
    Historical origins and development of the agricultural policy community
    Congressional committees and farm animal welfare
    Congress, USDA and farm animals
    A brighter future for farm animal welfare?
    The Politics of Farm Animal Welfare in Britain
    The challenge of animal welfare
    A damage limitation exercise?
    A genuine attempt to balance interests?
    A policy community under siege
    The Politics of Animal Research in Britain
    Origins of the animal research policy network
    Littlewood to Mellor
    1986 Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act
    Ten Years on--have the animals benefited?
    The three Rs
    Enforcement
    The Politics of Animal Research in the United States
    Public pressure and Congressional action
    Laboratory Animal Welfare Act 1966
    Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals Act 1985
    Pet Theft Act 1990
    What has Congress achieved?
    Executive agencies and animal testing
    The issue network and regulatory obstruction
    Enforcement failures
    Conclusion: Animal Protection and Pluralist Politics
    The degree of policy sectorization
    Power structures within networks
    The relationship between structure and outcome
    Explaining change
    Database Design
    Questionnaire Design
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index

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