Through the Looking Glass: Issues of Psychological Well-Being in Captive Nonhuman Primates

Pages: 285
Item #: 4318050
ISBN: 978-1-55798-087-8
List Price: $9.95
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Copyright: 1991
Format: Hardcover
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Through the Looking Glass examines the scientific, political, and public education problems in trying to design environments that ensure the "psychological well-being" of captive nonhuman primates—as mandated by the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act.

Issues addressed include the USDA's views and aims with respect to the 1985 amendments; public reaction to primate research that has led to public policy changes; development of institutional programs to promote psychological well-being; and the challenges in implementing the new regulations.

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