Activist as Symptom: Healing Trauma within a Ruptured Collective
| Contributor(s):: Granovetter, Sara
Animal activists serve as symptom-bearers for trans-species collective trauma within Western-industrial society. Findings from literature on traumatology and nonhuman animal activism, contemporary discourse, and the voices of ten activists currently in the field suggest that many animal...
Animal rights activists' representations of animals and animal rights: an exploratory study
| Contributor(s):: Pivetti, M.
During the last 30 years, supporters of the animal rights movement have questioned the use of animals for human benefit and have campaigned for improvements in their welfare. In the present study, activists' representations of animals and animal rights were investigated by interviewing 23...
Cultural Solipism, Cultural Lenses, Universal, Principles, and Animal Advocacy
| Contributor(s):: Thomas G. Kelch
Given the potpourri of human cultures and the need to take a global view of animal rights advocacy, how can animal rights advocates most efficiently and successfully advocate for animals? This article will address this issue. First, I will describe and analyze views of the human/animal...
Danger! Danger! Danger!, or When Animals Might Attack: The Adventure Activist Genre
| Contributor(s):: Mark. L Berrettini
An analysis of the current state of the adventure activist genre in film, centering on The Crocodile Hunter and Project Grizzly.
Legitimacy Concerns in Animal Advocacy Organizations during the Michael Vick Dogfighting Scandal
| Contributor(s):: Badano, S. E., Burgermeister, S. J., Henne, S., Murphy, S. T., Cole, B. M.
Using the quasi-experimental setting of the Michael Vick dogfighting case, the researchers employed rich interview content to explore the question, "When a critical event occurs in the animal advocacy field, what motivates advocacy groups to respond?" The investigation reveals that what was...
Origin of adult animal rights lifestyle in childhood responsiveness to animal suffering
| Contributor(s):: Pallotta, N. R.
The Influence of Animal Advocacy Groups in State Courts of Last Resort
| Contributor(s):: Tauber, S.
The Media's Response to Animal Rights Activism
| Contributor(s):: Jones, Dena M.
Two recently published projects documented a peak in print coverage of animal-related topics in the late 1980s with a subsequent decline in coverage. One of the studies specifically tracked media coverage of activism on behalf of animals and documented a similar trend in the number of stories...
The significant life experiences (SLEs) of humane educators
| Contributor(s):: Lewis, J. E.
The State of Human-Animal Studies
| Contributor(s):: Shapiro, K., DeMello, M.
The ‘animal-advocacy agenda’: Exploring sociology for non-human animals
| Contributor(s):: Peggs, Kay