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  1. Animal-companion depictions in women's magazine advertising

    Contributor(s):: Patricia F. Kennedy, Mary G. McGarvey

    Via a content analysis of 1398 advertisements that include both people and pets and that appeared in women's magazines over a period of four decades, this study examines the changing roles played by companion animals and the changes in themes used in these advertisements. Considering both the...

  2. 'Not Having God Before his Eyes': Bestiality in Early Modern England

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, Courtney

  3. A gender sensitive analysis towards organic agriculture: a structural equation modeling approach

    Contributor(s):: Najafabadi, M. O.

    This study integrates the motivating and challenging elements impacting on the implementation of organic farming practice in Iran. Analysis was based on the results of two surveys; one from organic farmers to determine motivating factors and the other from experts in organic farming to identify...

  4. A phenomenographic approach to the meaning of death: A Chinese perspective

    Contributor(s):: Yang, Shu Ching, Chen, Shih-Fen

    Investigated qualitative and quantitative differences in Chinese children's concepts of death, as reflected in their drawings, and analyzes this conceptual development as it related to background variables (gender, age, religious belief,and health status). 239 children (aged 8-16 yrs) in 6 grade...

  5. An/aesthetics: The re-presentation of women and animals

    Contributor(s):: Stephanie Schaffner, Marti Kheel

  6. Animal agendas: Conflict over productive animals in twentieth-century Australian cities

    Contributor(s):: Gaynor, A.

  7. Animal-companion depictions in women's magazine advertising

    Contributor(s):: Patricia Kennedy, Mary G. McGarvey

    Via a content analysis of 1398 advertisements that include both people and pets and that appeared in women’s magazines over a period of four decades, this study examines the changing roles played by companion animals and the changes in themes used in these advertisements. Considering both the...

  8. Animals, poor people and food insecurity: opportunities for improved livelihoods through efficient natural resource management

    Contributor(s):: Devendra, C., Chantalakhana, C.

    Poverty is a rural dilemma and continues to be a persistent multidimensional problem. It is associated with poor farmers, small farm systems, the landless, resource endowments, the socioeconomic environment and externalities. Over 75% of the poor live and work in rural areas, trapped in a...

  9. Approach and follow behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Maros, Katalin, Boross, Barbara, Kubinyi, Enik?

  10. Attitudes of veterinary students in Croatia toward farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Ostovic, M., Mesic, Z., Mikus, T., Matkovic, K., Pavicic, Z.

  11. Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates

    Contributor(s):: Gabriel, K. I., Rutledge, B. H., Barkley, C. L.

  12. Attitudes toward Animals among Kindergarten Children: Species Preferences

    Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca

    Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...

  13. Behavioural differences between weaner pigs with intact and docked tails

    Contributor(s):: Paoli, M. A., Lahrmann, H. P., Jensen, T., D'Eath, R. B.

  14. Beyond the ‘All Seeing Eye’: Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contestation of Care and Control in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Mark, Lee, Maggy, McCahill, Michael, Ma, Rosalyn Mesina

  15. Canine Rescue as a Social Movement: The Politics of Love

    Contributor(s):: Peterson, A. L.

  16. Caring about blood, flesh, and pain: Women's standing in the animal protection movement

    Contributor(s):: Munro, L.

  17. Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man's Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, R. W., Ellis, A. L.

    American undergraduates (192 male, 521 female) rated masculinity, femininity, and likability of two men (one highly masculine and unfeminine, one normally masculine with low femininity) from a videotaped interaction. Participants were informed that both men were cat persons, dog persons,...

  18. Children's Ideas about Animal Young and their Care: A Reassessment of Gender Differences in the Development of Nurturance

    | Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F., Fogel, Alan

    This study examines the effects of gender in conjunction with age, pet ownership, and sibling status on children's ideas about domestic animal young (puppies and kittens) and how they are nurtured. A theoretical model accounting for gender differences in the development of nurturance in...

  19. Development of an ethogram for hutch-housed dairy calves and determination of factors influencing their behaviour

    | Contributor(s):: Ugwu, Nnenna, Love, Emma, Murrell, Jo, Whay, Helen R., Knowles, Toby, Hockenhull, Jo

  20. Does pet arrival trigger prosocial behaviors in individuals with autism?

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    | Contributor(s):: Marine Grandgeorge, Sylvie Tordjman, Alain Lazartigues, Eric Lemonnier, Michel Deleau, Martine Hausberger

    Alteration of social interactions especially prosocial behaviors – an important aspect of development – is one of the characteristics of autistic disorders. Numerous strategies or therapies are used to improve communication skills or at least to reduce social impairments....