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Care and killing: tensions in veterinary practice

Law, John (2010). Care and killing: tensions in veterinary practice. In: Mol, Annemarie; Moser, Ingunn and Pols, Jeannette eds. Care in Practice: On Tinkering in Clinics, Homes and Farms. Bielefeld: Transcript, pp. 57–69.

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Abstract

Using a case study, this piece reviews the multiple character of care by vets involved in the culling of farm animals during the UK's 2001 foot and mouth epidemic.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3-8376-1447-6, 978-3-8376-1447-3
Keywords: care; farming; agriculture; animals; foot and mouth disease; vets; veterinarians
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 21379
Depositing User: John Law
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 08:26
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 10:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21379
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