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Title Hunting / Dawn Laney, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Thomson/Gale, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Reference  R 016 OPP 2008    ---  Available
Description 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Ch. 1. Does hunting have a place in the twenty-first century? 1. Hunting is a natural, ethical, and healthy undertaking / Ward M. Clark ; 2. Hunting is morally permissible only when it is necessary for human survival / Mark Rowlands ; 3. Modern hunters are stewards of wildlife and the environment / Randall L. Eaton ; 4. Hunting is murder / Gary Yourofsky ; 5. Childhood hunting skills make better soldiers / Brian Donlon ; 6. Hunting is recruiting to slaughter defenseless wildlife / Heidi Prescott ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 2. How have modern technological advances affected hunting? 1. Technological advances can improve hunting skills / Jim Zumbo ; 2. Use of high-tech gadgets diminishes hunting skills / Jim Carmichel ; 3. Internet hunting can be a useful application of technology for the disabled / Steven Christian ; 4. Canned and internet hunting are ethically wrong / The Humane Society of the United States ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 3. Is hunting an important part of wildlife maintenance? 1. Hunting plays a crucial role in maintaining natural habitats and the environment / Sharon Levy ; 2. Hunting is destructive to the environment, ecology, and biology / Anne Muller, interview by Yong Chau ; 3. Hunting makes significant contributions to wildlife protections / Hal Herring ; 4. Hunting contributes to animal species extinction / Jane Goodall ; 5. Hunting provides an economic motive for maintaining wildlife habitats / Bob Holmes ; 6. Hunting destroys the natural population ratio of the hunted animal / Jeremy Alcorn ; Periodical bibliography -- Ch. 4. Is hunting a form of cruelty to animals? 1. Sport hunting is an unnecessary form of cruelty to animals / People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ; 2. Sport hunting is not unnecessarily cruel to animals / Mike Lapierre ; 3. Animals have value and are not human resources to be hunted / Cass R. Sunstein ; 4. When done ethically, hunting can be humane / Mary Zeiss Stange ; 5. Humans ought to use nature to serve their own needs / Tibor R. Machan ; Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Local Note 14 52
Subject Hunting -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Hunting -- Philosophy.
Added Author Laney, Dawn.
ISBN 0737738960 (hardcover)
9780737738964 (hardcover)
0737738979 (pbk.)
9780737738971 (pbk.)

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