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Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society

Stephen R. Kellert

Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society

by Stephen R. Kellert

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals and civilization -- United States,
  • Wildlife conservation -- United States -- Public opinion,
  • Natural areas -- United States -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican attitudes, knowledge and behaviors toward wildlife and natural habitats
    StatementStephen R. Kellert and Joyce K. Berry
    ContributionsBerry, Joyce K, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13605167M

    to represent people’s basic attitudes to animals as reviewed in Serpell () In this review article the different attitudes of humans towards animals are characterized. The ‘global’ attitudes towards an animal can be considered in two ways; first, affection for animals (or empathy/identification) and secondly, an economic. This is a collection of articles on Attitudes Towards Animals from the Society & Animals Journal in relation to the studies of the human-animal y & Animals is an academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities.

    The attitude towards animals depends on humans ' knowledge, perception, and nature of the relationship they have with a particular animal (Drews, ). Due to medical, veterinary and public. American attitudes toward and knowledge of animals: an update The distribution of a typology of basic attitudes toward animals in the American population is explored through personal interviews with 3, randomly selected persons in the 48 contiguous states and Alas-ka. Data is presented on the prevalence of these attitudes in the overall Author: and Stephen R. Kellert and Stephen R. Kellert.

    Attitudes, knowledge, and behaviour toward wildlife among the industrial superpowers: United States, Japan, and Germany. Journal of Social Iss 53– Kellert S. R., and Berry J. K. (). ‘Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animal in American by: Because some researchers have reported that exposure to animal research practices are related to an individual's attitude toward animal research, the purpose of study 1 was to assess the knowledge of a general population regarding some of the basic components of the AWA and by: 5.


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Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society by Stephen R. Kellert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Results are reported and discussed around three topic areas: (1) Knowledge of animals (overall and by selected knowledge categories, among major demographic groups, awareness of wildlife management issues); (2) species preference (most liked/disliked, preference for types of animals, in relation to critical wildlife issues, among major demographic groups); and (3) basic attitudes toward animals, Cited by: Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society / Stephen R.

Kellert and Joyce K. Berry. Results are reported and discussed around three topic areas: (1) knowledge of animals (overall and by selected knowledge categories, among major demographic groups, awareness of wildlife management issues); (2) species preference (most liked/disliked, preference for types of animals, in relation to critical wildlife issues, among major demographic groups); and (3) basic attitudes toward animals.

AMERICAN ATTITUDES TOWARD AND KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMALS: AN UPDATE*t Stephen R. Kellert ABSTRACT The distribution of a typology of basic attitudes toward animals in the American population is explored through personal interviews with 3, randomly selected persons in the 48 contiguous states and Alas­ ka.

Rather, considerable ambivalence driven by attitudes, personality characteristics, and misperceptions about animal research continue to exist.

In the present study, individuals comprising various sectors of the academic community (undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff) as well as recruits from the general population were presented with a mock research proposal that varied by goals and. Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society / Stephen R.

Kellert and Joyce K. : Stephen R. Kellert. Kellert, S. & Westervelt, M. Children's attitudes, knowledge and behaviors toward animals: Phase V. United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service.

LaHart, D. The influence of knowledge on young people's perceptions about wildlife. The Florida State University, College of Education.

The distribution of a typology of basic attitudes toward animals in the American population is explored through personal interviews with 3, randomly selected persons in the 48 contiguous states and Alaska.

Data is presented on the prevalence of these attitudes in the overall American population and among major social demographic and animal activity by:   Washington D.C., Island Press), revealed at least five attitude dimensions toward animals. Overall, Costa Rican adults have a strong sentimental attitude toward animals, an expression of feelings of affection toward animals.

In contrast, the materialistic attitude, which regards animals as resources and praises acts of control over them, is by: ATTITUDES TO ANIMALS: VIEWS IN ANIMAL WELFARE Attitudesto Animals providesa foundationthat the reader can useto make ethical choices about animals.

It will challenge readers to question their current views, attitudes and perspectives on animals and the nature of the human–animal. Phase III: Knowledge, Affection and Basic Attitudes Toward Animals in American Society.

United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service. Kellert, S. & Westervelt, M. Trends in Animal Use and Perception in Twentieth Century America: Phase IV. United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service. Attitudes Toward Animals Male vs. female differences in attitudes to-ward animals were dramatic (Table 3).

The strength and consistency of male vs. female differences were so pronounced as to suggest gender is among the most important demo-graphic influences on attitudes toward animals in our society. An especially striking contrast was the higher. The primary conceptual approach was a typology of basic attitudes toward animals.

The main methodological procedure involved closed‐ended surveys of national samples in each country. Respondents in each country had a distinctive pattern of basic attitudes, knowledge, and behavior toward wildlife and its by: Phase III: knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society / Stephen R.

Kellert and Joyce K. Berry. American attitudes, knowledge and behaviors toward wildlife and natural habitats. Responsibility: Stephen R. Kellert and Joyce K. Berry, U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. The authors replicated a well-known study conducted in by Stephen R.

Kellert and Joyce K. Berry, “Knowledge, Affection and Basic Attitudes toward Animals in American Society (Phase III),” that surveyed attitudes towards 26 animal species, including domestic animals, fish and wildlife, and insects. The survey found that domestic dogs, horses, and swans were among the most liked animals.

Get this from a library. Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society. [Stephen R Kellert; Joyce K Berry; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.; Yale University. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.].

Inin one of the first studies of its kind, Kellert and Berry surveyed > Americans about their knowledge of and attitudes toward a wide variety of wild and domestic animals (Kellert and Berry,Kellert, a).The species ranged from domestic/companion to game and predatory species, and included a variety of taxa (i.e., reptiles, fish, birds, mammals, and invertebrates).Cited by:   The exploration of public attitudes toward animal research is important given recent developments in animal research (e.g., increasing creation and use of genetically modified animals, and plans for progress in areas such as personalized medicine), and the shifting relationship between science and society (i.e., a move toward the democratization of science).

As such, public engagement on issues related to animal Cited by: This study was funded by grants from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and G.R. Dodge Foundation. For details of Dr. Kellert’s earlier and more extensive study of American attitudes toward and knowledge of animals, see Appendix.

Many thanks to Miriam Westervelt who co-authored the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, General Printing Office report # of the children’s by:.

attitudes toward wildlife. We used a web-based questionnaire to survey a nationally representative sample of U.S. residents, replicating 26 single-item measures of attitudes toward animals from Kellert's study.

Atti-tudes toward all animals were remarkably similar in and The average change in rank was (of.compared attitudes towards different types of animal use, (ii) since ‘belief in animal mind’ (BAM) has been found to be a predictor of attitudes towards animal use (e.g. Hills ), we tried to identify participant variables that might underlie BAM, and (iii) ours was a non-studentCited by: Journal of Social Issues, No.

I,pp. Attitudes, Knowledge, and Behavior Toward Wildlife Among the Industrial Superpowers: United States, Japan, and Germany.