Animal Welfare, Morals and Faith in the "Religious Slaughter" Debate

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Much of the discourse on contemporary moral panics has evolved within the fields of social work and social policy, with obvious examples including child abuse, urban crime, youth culture and immigration. In this chapter, however, a moral panic will be considered centring on the welfare of animals slaughtered for meat according to the requirements of Islam and Judaism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRevisiting Moral Panics
EditorsVivienne Cree, Gary Clapton, Mark Smith
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherPolicy Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781447321880
ISBN (Print)9781447321859
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


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