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For an Emancipatory Animal Sociology
Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik, Sutton, Zoei
Speaking to Animals: Japan and the Welfare of Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Cassandra Atherton, Glenn Moore
This paper examines the phenomenal popularity of companion animals in Japan, and the way many of these pets are treated as part of the owner’s family. Indeed, some pets are treated as if they are human children. This pet phenomenon was made possible because the Japanese developed a way of...
How psychology can contribute to human-animal welfare? | Hanna Mamzer | TEDxFulbrightWarsaw
| Contributor(s):: Hanna Mamzer
Do we understand animals? Do we really know what they need? Or maybe we just give them what WE THINK they need? By getting the knowledge from the combination of psychology and cultural differences we can look at animals as someone coming from other culture. Understanding that animals have their...
Anthropomorphism in Human-Animal Interactions: A Pragmatist View
| Contributor(s):: Servais, V.
Dog's Best Friend?: Vivisecting the "Animal" in Mark Twain's "A Dog's Tale"
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| Contributor(s):: Matthew Guzman
“A Dog’s Tale” encapsulates the duality that the domesticated dog as both loyal “friend” and dependable scientific “instrument” denotes. Twain paints a dark portrait of man’s association with “beast.” Additionally, the story presents...
Humanizing the Animal, Animalizing the Human: Husserl on Pets
| Contributor(s):: Ferencz-flatz, Christian
Direct Experience With Nature and the Development of Biological Knowledge
| Contributor(s):: Sarah E. Longbottom, Virginia Slaughter
Research Findings: An emerging consensus is that casual, direct contact with nature influences the development of children’s biological knowledge. Here we review the existing literature on this topic, focusing on the effects of (a) rural versus urban rearing environments and (b) pet...
Exploring the animal turn: Human-animal relations in science, society and culture
| Contributor(s):: Erika Andersson Cederholm, Amelie Björck, Kristina Jennbert, Ann-Sofie Lönngren
Animals' omnipresence in human society makes them both close to and ye tremarkably distant from humans. Human and animal lives have always been entangled, but the way we see and practice the relationships between humans and animals - as close, intertwined, or clearly separate - varies from...
Helado para perros. Postre para mascotas : desarrollado bajo los parámetros actuales de nutrición y palatabilidad canina
| Contributor(s):: Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Jorge Eliecer Rodríguez Ordoñez
La relación entre perros y humanos ha evolucionado ampliamente, esto ha generado un fenó-meno de antropomorfización que hace que asumamos actitudes frente a los animales como si és-tos fueran seres humanos. Entre otros inconvenientes, esto ocasiona que los animales se...
Valuing birds : understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna
| Contributor(s):: Gillian Barbara Ainsworth
This thesis examines relationships between people’s values, attitudes and behaviours with respect to threatened bird conservation in Australia. Three main research questions are addressed regarding: how Australians value threatened birds; who is involved in threatened bird...
Defamiliarising the Zoo : Representations of Nonhuman Animal Captivity in Five Contemporary Novels
| Contributor(s):: Hadassa Prattley
While human-animal relations have always been part of human cultures the public zoo is a relatively recent phenomenon that reflects very specific elements of Western cultures’ modern ideas about, and relationships with, nonhuman animals. By becoming such a familiar part of popular culture...
Examining the relationship between puppy raisers and guide dogs in training
| Contributor(s):: Jamie Lynne Fratkin
Dogs play a unique role in the lives of humans. Many people form positive relationships with dogs but some do not. In working dogs, the relationship that dogs form with humans is particularly important due to the trust people need to put in their dogs. The aim of this dissertation was examine the...
Taking animals seriously: interpreting and institutionalizing human-animal relations in modern democracies
| Contributor(s):: Thomas Saretzki
Zoopolis by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka (2011) is a very important contribution in the process of rethinking our relationship with animals. But is their proposal to conceptualize animals as co-citizens (in the case of domesticated animals) or as sovereign communities (in the case of wild...
La visite au zoo et l'apprentissage de la distinction humaine
| Contributor(s):: Véronique Servais
Le parc zoologique peut être considéré comme un dispositif culturel qui structure les relations entre des êtres humains et des animaux captifs. Dans l’étude présentée ici, nous avons cherché à savoir quels sont les modèles...
This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi
| Contributor(s):: Tzu Yi Chien
The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s Life of Pi in light of the ethics of companion species in Donna Haraway’s The Companion...
Is interactive technology a relevant and effective enrichment for captive great apes?
| Contributor(s):: Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E., Smith, Carolynn L., Behie, Alison M.
Jan 30 2017
Animal Rights and the Capabilities Approach: A Radical Alternative to Anthroporcentrism
| Contributor(s):: Maija Astikainen
The thesis One-Dog Policy consists of production and written parts. The thesis discusses pet dogs and the side effects of dog keeping, like decorating and dyeing dogs. The principle idea is that the dog is seen as a human-like creature. The thesis approaches images of dogs on the basis of...
Anthrozoology and Anthropomorphic Poetic Expression
| Contributor(s):: Peggy Moran
Talking about animals is always an act of appropriation. Expressed through another’s written ideas, thoughts, imaginings, biased observations, interpretations, and recordings, without awareness of their own status as a point of focus, the nonhuman animal is utterly subaltern, an object...
Refiguring the Human and the Animal: Anthropomorphism & Zoomorphism in Twentieth Century American Poetry
| Contributor(s):: Manglitz, Michael Levi
Anthropomorphism and zoomorphism date back to ancient times: even before the existence of the fable genre, artists have found creative ways of attributing human characteristics to animals, and have likewise attributed animal characteristics to humans. My dissertation addresses the question of...