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  1. Jainism and Human–Animal Relationship

    Contributor(s):: Nachiketa Bandyopadhyay

    While discussing the role of animal in society, tradition, religion and culture mostly observed that human interest are protected, at the same time people who have different ways of thinking and ideas in favor of animals having caring attitudes towards animal welfare are seen. History of...

  2. ‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  3. Justice for all? Children's moral reasoning about the welfare and rights of endangered species

    | Contributor(s):: Ruckert, J. H.

    This study reports children’s developing moral concerns for endangered animals. Three questions were addressed: 1) Do children conceive of not harming an endangered animal as a moral obligation? 2) Do children use biocentric (nature-centered) moral reasoning? and 3) Does a developmental...

  4. Animal Companionship and Ethnic Diversity

    | Contributor(s):: Ankita Sejra, Hita Bavishi, Rishabh Shah, Samira Behrooz, Julie M. Fagan

    The study of human-animal interactions and relationships is an extremely interesting topic. For a long time these relationships have been greatly prized among people such that they have accepted the animals as a part of their lives. In the United States, certain groups of people have accepted...

  5. How has the domestication of dogs impacted native North American culture and way of life?

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    | Contributor(s):: Mikaela E. Reisman

    Dogs, as the only domestic mammal in North America, were a part of the life and culture of the people who migrated to the Americas from Eurasia. Originally domesticated from Eurasian wolves, the uses of dogs expanded once the Native American ancestors spread throughout the continents. I...

  6. Justice for all? Children's moral reasoning about the welfare and rights of endangered species

    | Contributor(s):: Ruckert, J. H.

    This study reports children's developing moral concerns for endangered animals. Three questions were addressed: (1) Do children conceive of not harming an endangered animal as a moral obligation? (2) Do children use biocentric (nature-centered) moral reasoning? and (3) Does a developmental...

  7. Bullfighting: At What Cost should Culture be Preserved?

    | Contributor(s):: Olivia Larene Read

    When one hears the word “bullfight” it is nearly impossible not to instantly connect the idea with Spain. Bullfighting has been a large part of the Spanish culture for hundreds of years and continues to play a role in the culture today. However, in more recent years,...

  8. Early domestication and farming: what should we know or do for a better understanding?

    | Contributor(s):: Vigne, J. D.

    This paper aims to identify a series of conceptual, strategic and technological challenges facing archaeozoology (and archaeobotany) in order to better understand when, where, how and why plant and animal domestication and farming developed during the last 12 000 years. Situated at the interface...

  9. Response: A Defense of Pluhar

    | Contributor(s):: Dombrowski, Daniel

  10. Threads of Life and Death: A Photo Essay on Hunting and Fishing in Northwest Amazonia

    | Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Serna, Daniel

  11. Influence of cultural and religious factors on attitudes toward animals

    | Contributor(s):: Jegatheesan, Brinda, Fine, Aubrey H.

  12. Brute compassion: The ambivalent growth of sympathy for animals in English literature and culture, 1671--1831

    | Contributor(s):: Van de Merghel, Genevieve

  13. Racing into culture: A digital ethnographic study of the development of a culture of people who own retired racing greyhounds

    | Contributor(s):: Hunt, Julia C.

  14. Animal deaths on screen: film & ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Creed, B.

    Do animals understand death? How does the cinema represent death? The concept of death has played a crucial role in anthropocentric discussions of the representation of human/animal relationships in cultural practices. This paper will explore the representation of animals and death in the cinema...

  15. Elephant slaves and pampered parrots: Exotic animals and their meanings in eighteenth-century France

    | Contributor(s):: Robbins, Louise Enders

  16. Re-ordering the natural world: Human-animal relations in a Canadian urban setting

    | Contributor(s):: Sabloff, Annabelle

  17. A Boy and His Dog: Canine Companions and the Proto-Erotics of Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Tribunella, Eric L.

  18. The evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy programme with a group of boys in a youth care facility

    | Contributor(s):: Boshoff, Christa, Grobler, Herman, Nienaber, Alida

  19. Serenity inspired voices : experiences of solution focused animal assisted therapy with culturally diverse clients

    | Contributor(s):: Kappelman, Jacqueline L.

  20. Pet dogs as sentinels for environmental contamination

    | Contributor(s):: Backer, L. C., Grindem, C. B., Corbett, W. T., Cullins, L., Hunter, J. L.