Animals and Public Health

Why Treating Animals Better is Critical to Human Welfare

  • Aysha¬†Akhtar

Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series book series (PMAES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Aysha Akhtar
    Pages 27-51
  3. Aysha Akhtar
    Pages 132-167
  4. Aysha Akhtar
    Pages 168-173
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 174-247

About this book


A compelling argument of how human health is adversely affected by our poor treatment of non-human animals. The author contents that in order to successfully confront the 21st Century's health challenges, we need to broaden the definition of the word 'public' in public health to include non-human animals.


animals environment health New Public Health Public Health

Authors and affiliations

  • Aysha¬†Akhtar
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford Centre for Animal EthicsUK
  2. 2.US Food and Drug AdministrationNorth PotomacUSA

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