"Crocodiles are the Souls of the Community" An Analysis of Human-Animal Relations in Northwestern Benin and its Ontological Implications
| Contributor(s):: Sharon Merz
In this thesis I explore human-animal relations amongst the Bebelibe of the Commune of Cobly, in the northwest of the Republic of Benin, West Africa, with a focus on how they relate to their tikedimɔmɔnte (true totem(s), literally “interdict(s)-true”). I start with an historical...
A terapia assistida por animais como uma forma de associação : um estudo antropológico sobre a relação humano-animais na promoção da saúde humana, no Brasil
| Contributor(s):: Ivana dos Santos Teixeira
Este trabalho trata de estudo acerca da relação contemporânea entre humanos e animais no contexto das Terapias Assistidas por Animais – TAA, prática terapêutica crescente na promoção da saúde humana. A pesquisa de campo foi realizada...
Vulnerable articulations: the opportunities and challenges of illness and recovery
| Contributor(s):: Trundle, C., Gibson, H., Bell, L.
Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America
| Contributor(s):: Pemberton, N.
Zoonosis : prospects and challenges for medical anthropology
| Contributor(s):: Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris
In recent years anthropologists have shown an increasing interest in ‘zoonoses’: diseases naturally transmitted from nonhuman animals to humans, such as anthrax, brucellosis, influenza, hantavirus syndromes, Middle East respiratory syndrome, plague, and rabies. Animal-derived...
Falling, Dying Sheep, and the Divine: Notes on Thick Therapeutics in Peri-Urban Senegal
| Contributor(s):: Lovell, Anne M., Papa, Mamadou Diagne
Vulnerable Becomings: Reimagining Human Relationships with Horses and Other Beings
| Contributor(s):: Emily Blair Pfoutz
This thesis is an ethnographic and auto-ethnographic exploration of the intersubjective nature of our inevitable entanglements with other humans, animals and the earth. It elucidates how relationships between horses and humans are often reflective of structural ideologies of domination and...
Training Dogs to Feel Good: Embodying Well-being in Multispecies Relations
| Contributor(s):: Porter, N.
Views from many worlds: unsettling categories in interdisciplinary research on endemic zoonotic diseases
| Contributor(s):: Hayley MacGregor, Linda Waldman
Interdisciplinary research on zoonotic disease has tended to focus on ‘risk’ of disease transmission as a conceptual common denominator. With reference to endemic zoonoses at the livestock–human interface, we argue for considering a broader sweep of disciplinary insights from...
Being with Bees: An Anthropological Study on Human-Animal Relations in Southern Beekeeping
| Contributor(s):: Kori Nadine Armstrong
This thesis investigates the complex and dynamic communicative relationship between beekeepers and their managed honey bee colonies, providing insight into the relationship between bees, their stewards, and the interface between nature and culture. It also helps unravel the ways in which this...
Biophilia: Alienation and Solidarity
| Contributor(s):: Ralph Acampora
Biophilia, theorized by Fromm, Wilson, and Kellert, is examined as a potential support for a pro-animal ethos. First, I look at the idea and its definitions at the hands of its chief theorizers. Then I investigate how different stages of human cultural development (foraging, pastoralism,...
The impact of atypical early histories on pet or performer chimpanzees
| Contributor(s):: Hani D. Freeman, Stephen R. Ross
It is widely accepted that an animal’s early history, including but not limited to its rearing history, can have a profound impact on later behavior. In the case of captive animals, many studies have used categorical measures such as mother reared or human reared that do not...
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
| Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
| Contributor(s):: Stepanoff, Charles
"A Super Wild Story": Shared Human-Pigeon Lives and the Questions They Beg
| Contributor(s):: Rautio, Pauliina
Nature, Culture, and Society: Anthropological Perspectives on Life
| Contributor(s):: Moyer, Eileen
Zoonotic diagrams: mastering and unsettling human-animal relations
| Contributor(s):: Lynteris, Christos
10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS
| Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.
What makes human-animal relations 'organizational'? The de-scription of anthrozootechnical agencements
| Contributor(s):: Doré, Antoine, Michalon, Jérôme
Archaeology and Human-Animal Relations: Is Anthropocentrism an Issue?
| Contributor(s):: Boyd, Brian