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The AAEU - Animal Advocacy Europe country analysis aims.


1. Multi- and Interdisciplinarity

In addition to researchers of science-oriented subjects, researchers of cultural and social studies, as well as of jurisprudence shall be reinforced to write accounts for the AAEU Country Analysis.

Especially in disciplines like political studies or law, many countries lack perpetual research relevant to the themes surrounding animal welfare / advocacy.

2. Comparability of Countries

It is intended to improve the comparability of the selected countries through common topics of interest, which can be subdivided into further categories, if necessary.

2.1. Fundamental topics of the Country Analysis would be:


Animal Rights, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, …


Animal Welfare Law, General


Animal Welfare Politics, General


Animal Welfare Science, General


Animal Welfare / Advocacy Sociology


Companion Animals, General


Companion Animals, Law


Companion Animals, Politics, Sociology, …


Entertainment and Animals, General


Entertainment and Animals, Law


Entertainment and Animals, Politics, Sociology, …


Farmed Animals, General


Farmed Animals, Law


Farmed Animals, Politics, Sociology, …


Laboratory Animals, General


Laboratory Animals, Law


Laboratory Animals, Politics, Sociology, …


Slaughter, General


Slaughterhouse, General


Slaughterhouse, Law


Slaughterhouse, Politics, Sociology, …


Wild Animals, General


Wild Animals, Law


Wild Animals, Politics, Sociology, …


Zoos, General


Zoos, Law


Zoos, Politics, Sociology, …


Selected Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Britain, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, The Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom see Britain, USA


Usefull information about European countries offer https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/countries_en   and www.eurogroupforanimals.org 




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