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  1. Wild Neighbors : The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: John Hadidian

    Wild Neighbors provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species, from alligators to woodpeckers, found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to: properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of animal...

  2. Investigating human/animal relations in science, culture and work

    Contributor(s):: Tora Holmberg

    How can we make sense of the ambiguous and historically shifting characteristics of human/animal relations? How can these relations be analysed in terms of power and hierarchies intersecting with gender, race, class and nationality?  This collection of essays, derived from a Nordic workshop...

  3. Exploring the animal turn: Human-animal relations in science, society and culture

    Contributor(s):: Erika Andersson Cederholm, Amelie Björck, Kristina Jennbert, Ann-Sofie Lönngren

    Animals' omnipresence in human society makes them both close to and ye tremarkably distant from humans. Human and animal lives have always been entangled, but the way we see and practice the relationships between humans and animals - as close, intertwined, or clearly separate - varies from...

  4. Carver's repository, forge and horse infirmary

    Contributor(s):: James Carver

    Veterinary science: being an address to the gentlemen, farmers and graziers of Long Island, shewing in a brief view the importance of introducing this branch of domestic science, with a view of ameliorating the diseases of that noble animal the horse

  5. Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada

    Contributor(s):: Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal. Some essays consider animals as spectacle: orca captivity in Vancouver, polar...

  6. The objectification of animals

    Contributor(s):: Felix Mariano Vallejos

    Motivated by the obvious naturalization of the mistreatment of nonhuman species, it manifests in everyday areas such as food, clothing, sport and entertainment, the present work aims to address the relationship between man and animals, starting with the following question: Why do we objectify...

  7. Animal Cruelty and Freedom of Speech: When Worlds Collide

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    Contributor(s):: Abigail Perdue, Randall Lockwood

    A collaboration between an attorney and an animal protection advocate, this work utilizes the extremely controversial and high-profile “crush video” case, US v. Stevens, to explore how American society attempts to balance the protection of free speech and the prevention of animal...

  8. Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature's Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species

    Contributor(s):: Kelsi Nagy (editor), Phillip David Johnson II (editor)

    In Trash Animals, a diverse group of environmental writers explore the natural history of wildlife species deemed filthy, invasive, or worthless, highlighting the vexed relationship humans have with such creatures. Each essay focuses on a so-called trash species—gulls, coyotes, carp,...

  9. Breaths That Count

    Contributor(s):: Hoagland, Deena

  10. Disease Emergence and Resurgence: The Wildlife- Human Connection

    Contributor(s):: Milton Friend

    Humans have been affected by and have contributed to the eruption and spread of disease since antiquity. This connectivity is such that disease in the Americas was one of the five Seeds of Change addressed by the National Museum of Natural History's commemoration of the Columbus Quincentenary. As...

  11. Carrots and sticks : principles of animal training

    Contributor(s):: McGreevy, Paul, Boakes, Robert A.

  12. The Mark of the Beast: Animality and Human Oppression

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    | Contributor(s):: Mark S. Roberts

    The Mark of the Beast historically and critically examines the dire affects of the process of animalization on both humans and animals. Roberts provides a general account of the theoretical division between humans and animals begun largely in the work of Aristotle and continued in that of...