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Cover for A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century.

This chapter describes the brief history and continuing progress of selection and breed development for desirable traits in livestock.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tests to characterize the animal.

This chapter presents various behavioural tests to help determine the different characteristics expressed by an individual animal, such as optimism, anxiety, fearfulness, boldness and dominance.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of age and treatment.

In this chapter, examples of tests employed to investigate behavioural effects of ageing, development and experience in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Other test considerations.

In this chapter, the author discusses a variety of issues to consider; things to remember before, during and after testing and pitfalls to avoid regarding behavioural testing. The objective is to highlight certain matters that are important to keep in mind, independent of the complexity of the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health in history.

This chapter outlines the history of One Health. The first section of the chapter analyses intersections between human and animal health in the premodern era, to reveal how deeply animals and animal health were embedded within human medicine. The second section extends from the late 18th-century...

Author(s)
Bresalier, M.; Cassidy, A.; Woods, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Why one health?

This chapter discussed the foundational principles of One Health and highlights on the cultural differences in human-animal relations and their implications, animal ethical and welfare issues, and One Health as embedded in landscapes and transdisciplinarity.

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Waltner-Toews, D.; Tanner, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An ecological and conservation perspective.

This chapter explores the potential for One Health to shift its focus from disease prevention to health promotion to more fully integrate solutions that protect the health of humans, animals and the ecosystems on which we all depend for our economies, livelihoods, food security and health. This...

Author(s)
White, C. L.; Lankton, J. S.; Walsh, D. P.; Sleeman, J. M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grappling with complexity: the context for one health and the ecohealth approach.

In this chapter, the nature of the problems that the ecohealth approach is intended to address were discussed and presents an overview of the ecosystem approach, a transdisciplinary conception of health, and principles and guidelines that bring these together in the ecosystem approach to health and ...

Author(s)
Bunch, M. J.; Waltner-Toews, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards a healthy concept of health.

This chapter focused on the One Health approach, its definition as well as implications of the definition. In order to aim for a 'healthy' concept one always needs to analyse how the concept is defined and where the boundaries to other concepts are. In everyday work, many crucial concepts such as...

Author(s)
Lerner, H.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transdisciplinary research and one health.

Transdisciplinary research projects consist of different phases of intra-, multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary collaborations, in this chapter the significant role of transdisciplinary research in One Health as well as in Ecohealth are highlighted.

Author(s)
Berger-González, M.; Pelikan, K.; Zinsstag, J.; Ali, S. M.; Schelling, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
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