Animals And Society

Author: Margo DeMello
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231152949
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The first book to provide a full overview of human--animal studies, this volume focuses on the conceptual construction of animals in American culture and the way in which it reinforces and perpetuates hierarchical human relationships rooted ...

Humans Animals And Society

Author: Nik Taylor
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ISBN: 9781590564233
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Considering topics ranging from the human & animal bond, meat eating, and animals in entertainment, this book presents key concepts in simple and easy-to-understand ways as it covers the breadth of empirical work currently being done in the ...

Animal Studies

Author: Paul Waldau
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199968403
Size: 33.62 MB
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Animal studies is a growing interdisciplinary field that incorporates scholarship from public policy, sociology, religion, philosophy, and many other areas.

Placing Animals

Author: Julie Urbanik
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442211865
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Placing Animals is the first book to bring together the historical development of the field of animal geography with a comprehensive survey of how geographers study animals today.

Social Creatures

Author: Clifton P. Flynn
Publisher: Lantern Books
ISBN: 1590561236
Size: 33.43 MB
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Collected from a wide range of periodicals and books, these important works of scholarship examine such issues as how animal shelter workers view the pets in their care, why some people hoard animals, animals and women who experience ...

Teaching The Animal

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Publisher: Lantern Books
ISBN: 1590562615
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Split into three sections, Teaching the Animal provides in-depth analysis of the nature of the discipline, the resources available, expectations of students and faculty, and a number of sample curricula in the fields of humanities, social ...

Animals And The Human Imagination

Author: Aaron S. Gross
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527764
Size: 72.13 MB
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Essays center on the role of animals in the human imagination and the imagination of the human, a discourse that has evolved in tandem with discussions of—and more robust concern for—animals in popular culture.

Thinking Animals

Author: Kari Weil
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231519847
Size: 61.95 MB
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Her considerations recast the work of such authors as Kafka, Mann, Woolf, and Coetzee, and such philosophers as Nietzsche, Heidegger, Derrida, Deleuze, Agamben, Cixous, and Hearne, while incorporating the aesthetic perspectives of such ...

Body Studies

Author: Margo DeMello
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134084633
Size: 26.91 MB
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This book will appeal to students and teachers of sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, women’s studies, gender studies, and ethnic studies.

An Introduction To Animals And Visual Culture

Author: R. Malamud
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137009845
Size: 48.20 MB
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Written in a highly engaging style, this book challenges the field, dealing with some highly controversial aspects of animal exploitation and boldly examines material that is seldom discussed within animal studies.