An introduction to animals and the law
Contributor(s): Schaffner, Joan
Animals and sociology
Contributor(s): Peggs, Kay
The intimate bond : how animals shaped human history
Contributor(s): Fagan, Brian M.
A little known story of respect and partnership, of love and cruelty, of ways in which the ever-changing relationship between animals and humans has defined and changed history.Fagan starts with the world of humans as predators and explores the controversies over the domestication of dogs. He...
Our faithful companions : exploring the essence of our kinship with animals
Contributor(s): Fine, Aubrey H.
Canine ergonomics : the science of working dogs
Contributor(s): Helton, William S.
Since Canis lupus familiaris first shared a fire with man more than 15,000 years ago, dogs have been trusted and valued coworkers. Yet the relatively new field of canine ergonomics is just beginning to unravel the secrets of this collaboration. As with many new fields, the literature on working...
The social dog: behavior and cognition
Contributor(s): Kaminski, Juliane, Marshall-Pescini, Sarah
Dogs have become the subject of increasing scientific study over the past two decades, chiefly due to their development of specialized social skills, seemingly a result of selection pressures during domestication to help them adapt to the human environment. The Social Dog: Behaviour and Cognition...
Animals in social work : why and how they matter
Contributor(s): Ryan, Thomas
The invisibility of animals in social work practice has been such a longstanding feature of the discipline since the early twentieth century that it is assumed to be thoroughly consistent with social work's function and raison d'etre. Indeed suggestions to the contrary are almost invariably met...
Animals and war: confronting the military-animal industrial complex
Contributor(s): Salter, Colin, Nocella, Anthony J., Bentley, Judy K. C.
Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex is the first book to examine how nonhuman animals are used for war by military forces. Each chapter delves deeply into modes of nonhuman animal exploitation: as weapons, test subjects, and transportation, and as casualties of war...
The rise of critical animal studies : from the margins to the centre
Contributor(s): Taylor, Nik, Twine, Richard
"As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a...
Animals and society : an introduction to human-animal studies
Contributor(s): DeMello, Margo
Considering that much of human society is structured through its interaction with non-human animals, and since human society relies heavily on the exploitation of animals to serve human needs, human--animal studies has become a rapidly expanding field of research, featuring a number of distinct...
The Mountaintop School for Dogs and other second chances
Contributor(s): Cooney, Ellen
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
Contributor(s): Ackerman, Diane
Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris
Contributor(s): Allin, Michael
The animal mind : an introduction to the philosophy of animal cognition
Contributor(s): Andrews, Kristin
The photographed cat picturing human-feline ties, 1890-1940
Contributor(s): Arluke, Arnold , Rolfe, Lauren
Histoire des animaux domestiques XIXe-XXe siècle
Contributor(s): Baldin, Damien
Zoo : a history of zoological gardens in the West
Contributor(s): Baratay, Eric , Hardouin-Fugier, Elisabeth
Le chat: histoire et légendes
Contributor(s): Bobis, Laurence
Equine-assisted therapy and learning with at-risk young people
Contributor(s): Burgon, Hannah Louise
No buddy left behind : bringing U.S. troops' dogs and cats safely home from the combat zone
Contributor(s): Crisp, Terri, Hurn, Cynthia