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  1. An introduction to animals and the law

    Contributor(s): Schaffner, Joan

  2. Animals and sociology

    Contributor(s): Peggs, Kay

  3. 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...

  4. Our faithful companions : exploring the essence of our kinship with animals

    Contributor(s): Fine, Aubrey H.

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. The Mountaintop School for Dogs and other second chances

    Contributor(s): Cooney, Ellen

  12. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    Contributor(s): Ackerman, Diane

  13. Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

    Contributor(s): Allin, Michael

  14. The animal mind : an introduction to the philosophy of animal cognition

    Contributor(s): Andrews, Kristin

  15. The photographed cat picturing human-feline ties, 1890-1940

    Contributor(s): Arluke, Arnold , Rolfe, Lauren

  16. Histoire des animaux domestiques XIXe-XXe siècle

    Contributor(s): Baldin, Damien

  17. Zoo : a history of zoological gardens in the West

    Contributor(s): Baratay, Eric , Hardouin-Fugier, Elisabeth

  18. Le chat: histoire et légendes

    Contributor(s): Bobis, Laurence

  19. Equine-assisted therapy and learning with at-risk young people

    Contributor(s): Burgon, Hannah Louise

  20. No buddy left behind : bringing U.S. troops' dogs and cats safely home from the combat zone

    Contributor(s): Crisp, Terri, Hurn, Cynthia