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Cover for The slaughter of farmed animals: practical ways of enhancing animal welfare.

This book contains 18 chapters that discuss welfare issues at slaughter; tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter; conditioning of animals an arrival at the abattoir and their management during lairage; bruising in cattle; behavioural...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book
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Cover for Religious slaughter and how to improve welfare during both kosher and halal methods.

This chapter has four parts: (i) welfare during restraint for slaughter without stunning and assessment of restraint methods; (ii) welfare issues associated with the neck cut; (iii) methods to reduce the time the animal remains conscious; and (iv) use of permitted stunning methods. A major issue is ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Voogd, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Approaching decisions.

This chapter looks at the factors that influences decision making among veterinarians such as emotional intelligence, spiritual guidance, moral values, and spotting of logical lesions (ethical thinking).

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Making decisions.

This chapter considers key practical ethical skills of veterinarians as they try to recognize bias, graft ethics (religious, legal, and business ethics), identify generic ethical views, apply general views, reconcile conflicting opinions, and finally making the decisions.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interreligious dialogue: trees, stones, water, and interfaith ritual experiences in Lebanon.

The purpose of this chapter is to further explore interfaith pilgrimages in Lebanon through an examination of how elements in the natural landscape, such as trees, water, and stones are utilized by pilgrims. Many religious traditions around the world through human history have utilized these...

Author(s)
Farra-Haddad, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pressing animals beyond their biological limits.

This chapter discusses the importance of husbandry; Judeo-Christian teachings on animal treatment; Islamic teachings on animal treatment; Taoist Confucianism and Buddhist teachings; sustainability issues; agricultural industrial revolution; threshold of biotechnology revolution; and principle of...

Author(s)
Rollin, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Richard Burton: disguise as journey to the self and beyond.

This chapter interrogates the act of pilgrimage as undertaken by the celebrated British Haji, Richard Burton, in 1853, and recounted in the Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, a work he penned shortly after. What motivated Burton to undertake such an enterprise? Glory?...

Author(s)
Aateka Khan
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Children's processions to Glasnevin: contestation, education, recreation.

Throughout the ages children participated in processions which were an integrated element of pilgrimage. Some processions included children as part of the general population of participants or spectators while other pilgrimage processions were designed specifically for them. Drawing on insights...

Author(s)
Keely, V.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Non-sacred' no more: the pilgrimage path <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crucán na bPáiste</i> and the re-evaluation of Irish cultural practices.

In Ireland, cillíní ('mini cemeteries' or 'angel plots') were designated as 'non-sacred' places where infants and young children who had died without baptism were laid to rest. Since Medieval times, these 'holy angels' were denied burial in Roman Catholic cemeteries. Not having been properly...

Author(s)
Quin, E. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spain's mystical adventure: walking in the footsteps of Teresa of Ávila.

While promoting Huellas de Teresa, a new pilgrimage route opening in October 2014 to commemorate the fifth centenary of Teresa of Ávila's birth, Spain's Interior Minister Jorge Fernando Díaz remarked that he felt sure the saint, 'from above, where she has great power', would ensure the success of...

Author(s)
Farrelly, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter

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