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Education Courses Animal welfare II.

Animal welfare II.

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
1
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
1
Lectures
15
Documents
Documents
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Course description

Lecture: dr. Vetter Szilvia

Lectures theme

 

ANIMAL WELFARE II.

SEMESTER 2.

2018/2019

 

 

Place of lecture: lecture hall Magyary-Kossa  

Time of lecture: 4.15 pm

Language: English

Required course: Animal welfare I.

Method of evaluation: written examination

Lecturer: dr. Vetter Szilvia (vetter.szilvia@univet.hu)

 

DATE TOPIC
13 February Legal and ethical history of animal welfare, symbolic figures of animal protection. Animal trials of the Middle Ages. World religions and animal welfare
20 February Animal abuse as a crime, the legal history of fighting against it.

Connections between animal abuse and violence against people, criminological aspect. Animal cruelty as first violent act of criminal offenders (examples of serial killers)

27 February Legal elements of the act of animal cruelty. The nature of the offence, possible punishments. Review of some cases
13 March Animal welfare and biodiversity – connections and differences, threats and chances. Animal protection and fight against illegal animal trade worldwide
27 March Animal welfare in the focus of (marketing)communication, Animal protection in companies’ CSR plans
3 April Ego versus eco? Economic effects of animal protection, loss and profit caused by welfare improvements. Animal abuse as a negative externality
10 April Current trends of animal welfare. Animal friendly services in tourism and in the HORECA sector. Ethical consumerism
8 May Animals as legal personalities? The future of „animal rights”

Evaluation description

Requied course: Animal welfare I.

Exam information

written