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  1. Snared: Ethics and Nature in Animal Protection

    Contributor(s):: Reed, Adam

  2. Review: Donna J Haraway, Manifestly Haraway: The Cyborg Manifesto, The Companion Species Manifesto, Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe)

    Contributor(s):: Latimer, Joanna

  3. Why Not the City?: Urban Hawk Watching and the End of Nature

    Contributor(s):: Hunold, Christian

  4. Decolonising the Waters: Interspecies Encounters Between Sharks and Humans

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    | Contributor(s):: Zan Hammerton, Akkadia Ford Dr.

    Often portrayed as ‘man–eaters’, sharks are one of the most maligned apex species on earth. Media representation has fuelled public imagination, perpetuating fear and negative stereotypes of sharks and hysteria around human-shark interactions; whilst government initiatives...

  5. How Wolves Turned into Dogs and How Dogs Are Valuable in Meeting Human Social Needs

    | Contributor(s):: Kurt Kotrschal

    A wealth of recent behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic results allows us to draw a new, comprehensive picture of the human-wolf-dog relationship. Dogs originated from wolves 35,000 years ago, mainly via selection for tameness. Wolves were probably spiritual partners and hunting buddies of...

  6. The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature

    | Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan

    This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal relationships...

  7. I naturens teater: Kultur- och miljösociologiska analyser av naturhistoriska utställningar och filmer

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Samuelsson

    This thesis is a study of constructions of reality in visual and textual representations in current exhibitions in the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm with comparisons to the Natural History Museum in Gothenburg and minor excursions to other museums. The study also includes seven...

  8. Human-animal : explorations at the hyphen

    | Contributor(s):: Alethea A. Lai

    This research project aims to explore one aspect of the culture/nature dualism, that of human/animal. It will not be possible to explore this dualism without simultaneously exploring woman/man, self/other, public/private, and the list goes on, for to unravel one dualism is to begin to unravel...

  9. Wildlife Encounters by Lewis and Clark: A Spatial Analysis of Interactions between Native Americans and Wildlife

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea S. Laliberte, William J. Ripple

    The Lewis and Clark journals contain some of the earliest and most detailed written descriptions of a large part of the United States before Euro-American settlement. We used the journal entries to assess the influence of humans on wildlife distribution and abundance. Areas with denser human...

  10. The Relationships Among Plants, Animals, and Man in the African Tropical Rain Forest

    | Contributor(s):: Hideaki Terashima

    Interrelationship among man, plants and animals in the Ituri forest is described and analyzed. Plants contribute mainly to establish the material world of forest foragers, and their eternity gives man and animals living in the forest a sense of security and certainty of life. Animals are...

  11. Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations

    | Contributor(s):: John Knight

  12. Case Studies in Ancient Maya Human-Animal Relations: El Perú, La Corona, and Commensal Mammals

    | Contributor(s):: Diana Nicole Fridberg

    The ancient Maya of Mesoamerica inhabited a biodiverse landscape filled with animal taxa that provided both physical resources and rich ideological inspiration. To date, faunal studies among the Maya have been more limited than other types of archaeological investigations, leaving much still...

  13. The Altruism-Empathy-Perspective Connection: A Case Study of Human-Wildlife Interactions at Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Corvallis, Oregon

    | Contributor(s):: Kirsten S. Freed

    In the realms of psychology and sociology two new theoretical models have arisen to describe the forces influencing altruistic human behavior. The first is the Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis (EAH), by C.D. Batson. The second is the Conceptual Continuum of Altruism (CCA), by K.R. Monroe. Both models...

  14. Concatenamento

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    | Contributor(s):: Alessandra Bacci

     Abstract"A cat is a cat, and that's all" (English popular saying). Literature, poetry always open eyes where, usually, we would look not, for example the world of the other animals, sometimes close together “as if ...”;  but we know - at least - that what...

  15. Peace with non human animals: Marco Verdone at TEDxLakeComo

    | Contributor(s):: Marco Verdone

    A veterinarian, in charge of taking care of the animals belonging to the penitentiary in the island of Gorgona, gradually becomes conscious of their suffering and destiny and endeavors to restore peace between humans and non-human animals in the island and, then, anywhere.Marco Verdone is a...

  16. Defending Nussbaum's "Other Species" Capability: Why Having Meaningful Relationships with Nature is Necessary for Living a Dignified Human Life

    | Contributor(s):: Larissa A. Walker

    This paper will explore the environment’s relational value through Martha Nussbaum’s view of what a good human life involves in socially-just liberal democratic societies--specifically her “Capabilities Approach.” In this approach, Nussbaum advances a list...

  17. Animals in therapeutic education: guides into the liminal state

    | Contributor(s):: Katcher, A., Kahn, P. H., Kellert, S. R., Kahn, Peter H., Kellert, Stephen R.

  18. Naturecultures? Science, Affect and the Non-human

    | Contributor(s):: Latimer, Joanna, Miele, Mara

  19. A zoo-logical nature. The construction of Africa in Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park

    | Contributor(s):: Ruud, Lise Camilla

  20. An animal in the exact meaning of the word

    | Contributor(s):: Wróblewski, Filip