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  1. Companion animals as being-objects: the role of the self/other binary in the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Amanda Kelly Reed

    This research project is an investigation into the human-dog bond and the practice of pet adoption and pet surrender at the East Baton Rouge Parish Animal Control Center. The human-dog bond is an excellent vehicle for an investigation into how we create categories of other because it is a highly...

  2. Dominance, egalitarianism and friendship at a dog daycare facility

    Contributor(s):: Trisko, Rebecca K.

  3. Experimental investigations of the impact of social influence on dog-human interactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Zsófia Sümegi

    There is an increasing scientific agreement that the origin of the domestic dog dates back several tens of thousands of years. In fact, the history of dog is a history of unique behaviour evolutionary process in which they have gradually become adapted to human environment and, as a result,...

  4. Paws in the sand: the emergence and development of the use of canids in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians(ca. 5000 BC – 395 AD) : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Hartley

    This research investigates the nature and scope of the inclusion of canids/dogs in the funerary practice of the ancient Egyptians. Canids used in a mortuary context are well known, due mainly to the use of canids in the later votive context. However, the first documented evidence of actual...

  5. Prehistoric to Posthuman: Animality, Inheritance, and Identity in American Evolutionary Narratives

    | Contributor(s):: Deborah Bailin

    This project examines how Darwinian discourse has influenced representations of the relationship between animality and humanness in twentieth-century American literature. Scholarship in the conceptually rich and growing field of animal studies, to which my dissertation contributes, covers a wide...

  6. Relações entre animais humanos e não-humanos no Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara, Piauí, Brasil : Um estudo sobre conservação, gestão e sustentabilidade

    | Contributor(s):: Denise Figueirôa Bacelar

    Os animais humanos, cujo único representante atual é a espécie Homo sapiens sapiens, e não humanos, representando as demais espécies heterotróficas existentes, são protagonistas de um longo e controverso relacionamento ao curso da história....

  7. Social work, independent realities & the circle of moral considerability: respect for humans, animals & the natural world

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas D. Ryan

    Social work's conceptualization as to what it is that entitles an individual or entity to moral consideration, or as having moral status, is thoroughly anthropocentric, and is articulated in complete disregard of the context of our fundamental evolutionary continuity and our embeddedness within...

  8. Variation and Plasticity in Equid Behavior: Coevolution and Domestication

    | Contributor(s):: Brubaker, Alexali Sienna