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In the Name of Science : Issues in Responsible Animal Experimentation - 93 edition

In the Name of Science : Issues in Responsible Animal Experimentation (ISBN10: 019510871X; ISBN13: 9780195108712)
ISBN13: 978-0195108712
ISBN10: 019510871X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0195070439
ISBN10: 0195070437

Summary: Few arguments in biomedical experimentation have stirred such heated debate in recent years as those raised by animal research. In this comprehensive analysis of the social, political, and ethical conflicts surrounding the use of animals in scientific experiments, Barbara Orlans judges both ends of the spectrum in this debate -- unconditional approval or rejection of animal experimentation -- to be untenable. Instead of arguing for either view, she thoughtfully explo ...show moreres the ground between the extremes, and convincingly makes the case for public policy reforms that serve to improve the welfare of laboratory animals without jeopardizing scientific endeavor. This book presents controversial issues in a balanced manner based on careful historical analysis and original research. Different mechanisms of oversight for animal experiments are compared and those that have worked well are identified. This compelling work will be of interest to biomedical scientists, ethicists, animal welfare advocates and other readers concerned with this critical issue. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 1993
International: No

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