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Published: 09 June 2011

432 Pages | 62 Figures

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199551163

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Compassion, by the Pound

The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

  • Looks at animal sentience and the ethics of farm animal welfare policies
  • Provides interesting and unbiased information to help inform food choices and stances on food policy issues
  • Includes photos that help the reader visualise livestock food production systems
  • Creatively applies economic principles to provide a new and fresh perspective on animal welfare and the food industry
  • Combines philosophical thinking with economic reasoning